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The Generally Prevailing Website Accessibility Guidelines Have Been Refreshed - It’s Time to Officially Welcome WCAG 2.1
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

After nearly ten years, on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the World Wide Web Consortium (the “W3C”), the private organization focused on enhancing online user

Website Accessibility Guidelines Get Update; California Court Limits Penalties to One Visit
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

An update has been published to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, the standards that have been applied by many courts in the

W3C Publishes Expanded Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Global
  • June 6 2018

The World Wide Web Consortium just published an expanded version of the WCAG to add 17 more requirements to address new Technologies and other digital

CA Court Rules Unruh Act Requires Website to Conform to WCAG 2.0 AA, But Denies Damages for Multiple Visits to Website
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2018

On May 21, a California state court in Los Angeles held on summary judgment that the Whisper Lounge restaurant violated California’s Unruh Act by

New Wave of ADA Website Lawsuits
  • Conn Maciel Carey LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

Recently, there have been a slew of lawsuits filed across the country alleging that owners and operators of hotels and other places of lodging are

Online Job Applications - A New Target for Website Accessibility Claims?
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2018

For the past several years, plaintiffs’ lawyers have been targeting businesses’ ecommerce websites with claims that they deny individuals with

ADA Suit Against 1-800-Flowers.com Blooms
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2018

Demonstrating the minefield facing online retailers, the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts refused to dismiss an Americans with

Trending: Website Accessibility Lawsuits Under the ADA
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • February 22 2018

Since the Americans with Disabilities Act-often referred to as the ADAwas passed by Congress in 1990, lawsuits under the Act have been quite common

Financial Institutions, Websites and the Application of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

Attorneys & Professionals Over the past year, various plaintiff-side law firms sent aggressive demand letters on behalf of activist organizations and

ICBA Negotiates Settlement with Plaintiff Group on Alleged ADA Liability
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • January 2 2018

Numerous community banks that had received demand letters from the advocacy group Access Now alleging that their websites and mobile apps are