Deaf

Siblings Lance and Melinda Weinrib say their father died not knowing his proper diagnosis because his requests for a sign language interpreter were denied. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Suing 3 L.I. Medical Facilities After Deaf Man Dies Without Knowing Diagnosis

Born deaf to deaf parents, the Weinribs claim their 82-year-old father Alfred was repeatedly denied requests for a sign language interpreter at three different hospitals on Long Island.

02/18/2014

FILE - People sit inside a Starbucks Coffee shop in lower Manhattan (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Claims Some NYC Starbucks Workers Mocked Deaf Customers

The lawsuit claims some Starbucks workers in Manhattan were highly insensitive to deaf customers on several occasions, including mocking their manner of speaking.

07/16/2013