Businesses in America are being sued for breaking the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).
This article explains how these lawsuits are structured, who is being sued, and how your business can defend against them.
The Law on Website and Mobile Accessibility Continues to Grow at a Glacial Pace Even as Lawsuit Numbers Reach All-Time Highs
American Bar Association
In the last ten years, cases brought by people with disabilities alleging that firms’ websites are inaccessible to them have flooded the courts. Most of the plaintiffs in these instances, who suffer from vision or hearing impairments, claim that discrimination has taken place in violation of many municipal, state, and federal laws.
This article provides a thorough study of the lawsuit explosion, how these cases were settled, the decision of whether or not websites are protected by the ADA, and much more.
Without a global web accessibility standard, digital platforms may find it difficult to consider different compliance requirements and penalty structures, increasing their risk of legal action and degrading user experience.
The laws governing web accessibility differ from country to country. These standards don’t always precisely define the requirements that websites must meet in order to be recognized as accessible. This article then explains Web Accessibility Standards in the US, Canada, and Europe.
ADA Site Compliance
The frequency of lawsuits brought by people with disabilities because of problems with internet accessibility has increased. Their major complaint is that WCAG requirements aren’t being met by websites, mobile apps, and digital content.
This article addresses the rise in ADA litigation against businesses, the most prevalent accessibility problems, two crucial WCAG 2.1 conformance guidelines, the rise in mobile app accessibility lawsuits, and much more.
A lawsuit is one of the most stressful events that one can go through, and ADA lawsuits present a special set of difficulties.
This article explains everything you need to know about ADA compliance laws and how to protect your website and business against compliance lawsuits.
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