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story.lead_photo.caption NWA Democrat-Gazette File Photo Walmart Inc. is planning on building a new headquarters building on the east side of J Street between Central Avenue and Arkansas 102 near downtown Bentonville. The new site is less than 2 miles away from the home office on the corner of Southwest Eighth Street and Walton Boulevard. The company has not set a timeline for the project.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- A new lawsuit contends Walmart's self-checkout kiosks aren't fully accessible to blind customers and therefore violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Baltimore Sun reports that three blind Maryland residents and the National Federation of the Blind filed the lawsuit in federal court Oct. 25. The lawsuit also says an employee at an Owings Mills location selected cash back from a plaintiff's debit card and took $40 without her knowledge.

The plaintiffs seek a permanent injunction that would bring the self-service kiosks in line with accessibility regulations, a declaration that Walmart has been violating the ADA, court costs and attorneys' fees.

The lawsuit says the federation tried to work with Walmart to address problems before suing.

Walmart representatives didn't return the newspaper's requests for comment.

NW News on 10/30/2018

Print Headline: Walmart sued over self-service accessibility

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