Delacruz v. New York Doctors Urgent Care, PLLC

Filing 6

ORDER: Plaintiff alleges that Defendant's website is not accessible to blind and visually impaired customers and, thus, violates Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. §12181 et seq. By separate Order today, the Court is referring this case to the assigned Magistrate Judge for General Pretrial Purposes, including settlement. In addition, to conserve resources, to promote judicial efficiency, and in an effort to achieve a faster disposition of this matter, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties must discuss whether they are willing to consent, under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), to conducting all further proceedings before the assigned Magistrate Judge. If all parties so consent, counsel shall file on ECF a fully executed Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form, available at https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/forms/consent-proceed-us-magistrate-judge. If the parties do so, and the Court so orders the form, all fur ther proceedings will then be conducted before the assigned Magistrate Judge rather than before the undersigned. There will be no adverse consequences if the parties do not consent to proceed before the Magistrate Judge. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Jennifer H. Rearden on 2/06/2024) (ama)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK EMANUEL DELACRUZ, on behalf of himself and all other persons similarly situated, Plaintiff, -v.- 24 Civ. 00809 (JHR) ORDER NEW YORK DOCTORS URGENT CARE, PLLC, Defendant. JENNIFER H. REARDEN, District Judge: Plaintiff alleges that Defendant’s website is not accessible to blind and visually impaired customers and, thus, violates Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), 42 U.S.C. § 12181 et seq. By separate Order today, the Court is referring this case to the assigned Magistrate Judge for General Pretrial Purposes, including settlement. In addition, to conserve resources, to promote judicial efficiency, and in an effort to achieve a faster disposition of this matter, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties must discuss whether they are willing to consent, under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), to conducting all further proceedings before the assigned Magistrate Judge. If all parties so consent, counsel shall file on ECF a fully executed Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form, available at https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/forms/consent-proceed-us-magistrate-judge. If the parties do so, and the Court so orders the form, all further proceedings will then be conducted before the assigned Magistrate Judge rather than before the undersigned. There will be no adverse consequences if the parties do not consent to proceed before the Magistrate Judge. SO ORDERED. Dated: February 6, 2024 New York, New York JENNIFER H. REARDEN United States District Judge

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