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Deaf Customers Sue Starbucks, Say They Were Mocked
July 15, 2013
Source: USA Today
The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages and an order from the court to stop discriminatory behavior for what's described as multiple occasions of abuse over the past year. The suit, filed in federal court in Manhattan last week on behalf of 12 people, says one Starbucks employee laughed hysterically at a plaintiff's speech while others objected to a monthly meeting of a group of Deaf people named Deaf Chat Coffee and called police.
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