DRNY engages in systemic and individual litigation on behalf of people with disabilities. Our litigation seeks to protect individuals from abuse and neglect and maximize the independence of individuals with disabilities.

Current Litigation

DRNY &The Legal Aid Society  File Class Action Lawsuit Aainst NYS (M.G. v. Cuomo)
Press Release with Complaint 1-23-19

DRNY Files Complaint Against the City of Troy, NY For Failing to Maintain Accessible Sidewalks Curb Cuts and Pedestrian Crossings
Press Release with Complaint 1-18-19

DRNY Files Complaint against NYS & Gov. Cuomo for Blocking DRNY as Voting Member of DDPC
Complaint 1-16-19

Wheelchair Users In NYC Exposed To Harmful Treatment By NYPD 
Press Release with Complaint 10-19-18

Access to records denied
Complaint 8-15-18
Press Release 8-15-18

DRNY Sues Landlord For Denying Access Ramp
Complaint  5-29-18 
Press Release 5-29-18

DRNY Files Class Action Lawsuit Over Inaccessible Dollar General Stores
Complaint 5-15-18 
Press Release 5-15-18 

Adult Home Class Action Suit; O’Toole v. Cuomo 
Supplement Settlement Agreement 3-16-18
Press Release 3-12-18
Press Release 3-2-17
Settlement Stipulation  1-30-14
AG Withdrawal Doc 2-28-17
Court Transcript 2-22-17

Students-Remain In Institutional Settings - DRNY v. OPWDD et al
Press Release 11-30-17
Complaint 11-30-17

Civil Rights Violations; Walley V. Casey Holtslander & Terri Holtslander
Complaint  2-27-17
Press Release 4-5-17

Text To 911 Service; Dupree & Logerfo v. City Of New York, Nassau & Suffolk Counties
Complaint 1-9-17
Press Release 1-5-17

Student Denied Right To Play Basketball; B.M v. NYS Public H.S. Athletic Association
Complaint 5-17-17
Press Release 5-17-17

Article 17A Guardianships Are Unconstitutional; DRNY v. Unified Court System of NYS, et al
Complaint 9-21-16
Press Release 9-26-16
Appeal 12-18-17
Decision 8-17-17

Alfred Brandon & Judah Brown, et al v. Loeb House, Inc.
Complaint 2-26-15
Press Release 3-3-15


DRNY v. North Colonie School District, et al
Amended Complaint 8-18-14
Decision and Order 3-21-16

Two complaints v. Rensselaer County Board of Elections; One Filed With The U.S. Department Of Justice & One Filed With The NYS Attorney General’s Office
DOJ Complaint 7-29-16
NYS AG Complaint 7-29-16
Press Release 8-1-16
Video: #FIXITNOW 8-1-16

DRNY v. New York State Justice Center 
Order: Judge Sharpe Grants Summary Judgment 2-28-18
Press Release 2-28-18 
Press Release 07-18-16 
Press Release 01-09-15

Landlord Threatens Eviction Of Family With Service Animal; M.C. et al v. The Nikifor's 
Complaint 5-14-17
Press Release 5-16-17

Ronald Raymond v. New York State Department Of Civil Services, et al

DRNY v. Northern Rivers / NE Parent & Child Center
Complaint   2-17-16
Press Release  2-19-16

DRNY v. Department of Correction, et al
Amended Complaint 8-27-15
Press Release 8-27-15

Child with Disability, et al v. Sachem Central School District Board of Education
Complaint 5-19-15
Press Release 6-22-15
Favorable Decision Press Release 3-17-17