Press Releases

In her 22 year career, Clara Smit Esq. has won many significant cases effectuating change in society to better the rights of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing. Below is a list of just a few of the many press releases that explain the significant victories Ms. Smit has won on behalf of her clients. Click on the links to download a pdf.

Failure to Provide Interpreters In Hospital Settings

Deaf Patients in Florida Stand Up to Make Change

Deaf Patients Sue Five Hospitals

Deaf Patients Sue to Get Interpreters

Not Communicating with the Deaf Costs Medical Center $700,000

Judges Order N.J. Hospitals to Use Signers for the Deaf

Rehabilitation Center Enters Into a Consent Judgment for Failure to Provide Interpreters to a Deaf Patient

North Broward Hospital District to Pay Deaf Couple $99,000 For Failure to Provide Interpreters

 

Failure to Provide Interpreters In Doctors' Offices

Eva Janosi Settles First Case Against Doctor for Failure to Provide Interpreters

Glouster County Orthopedic Surgeon Pays $100,000 For Failure to Communicate with Deaf Patients

Loud & 400G Clear - Jury Sides With Deaf Patient in Suit Against Doctor

Failure to Provide Interpreters In Legal Setting

Municipal Courts Pay $157,000 in Landmark Settlement with Deaf Citizens

Municipal Courts To Improve Access For Deaf, Hearing-Impaired Litigants

Mercer County Pays $175,000 to a Deaf Man For Failure to Provide Interpreters and TDD During A Five Day Incarceration

Essex County Correctional Facility and Community Education Centers, Inc. Enter Into Consent Judgements for Failure to Provide Accommodations to a Deaf Inmate/Resident

Employment Discrimination
Failure to Provide Interpreters In Educational Settings
About Clara

Accusations Cast Shadow on Sunshine

Joseph Gajewski Settles Case for $95,000 Against New Jersey Transit For Failure to Hire

 

Morris County School of Technology Pays $175,000 to a Deaf Man For Failure to Provide Accommodations to Deaf Student

 

 

Deaf Patients Fight for Rights

Lawyer for Deaf Pushing Hospitals to Provide Translators

Deaf People in New Jersey are Filing More ADA Cases

Attorney for the Deaf Gains Three Victories

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