The continued massive wave of demand letters and web accessibility lawsuits in 2017 has brought with it the need for business owners to review their websites for compliance, as well as review their insurance policies to determine if their coverage extends to ADA public accommodation disability claims, that include their website. According to Steven Becker, a […]

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Websites that violate ADA compliance guidelines continue to be exposed at www.accessibilityblacklist.com.  The list has grown by over 670 in the past 20 days.  Corporations should continue to monitor this website and others websites that expose corporate web compliance and take steps to correct accessibility issues that exist on their website. Most plaintiffs cite violations […]

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Over the past year there has been an increase in lawsuits brought by plaintiffs firms and advocacy groups, as well as an increase in filing mills that are issuing thousands of demand letters to businesses with a web presence.The Economist recently published an article discussing these filing mills: “Peter Strojnik, a lawyer in Phoenix, has [...]
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The DOJ announced that they are entering into an agreement with Ahold U.S.A. Inc. as well as Peapod LLC, to repair apparent ADA violations. The major corporation is a leading provider of groceries online, serving over 23 million customers in the District of Columbia, East Coast, and Midwest states. The settlement was put into place to resolve the Department of […]

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