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Website accessibility and Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

An issue frequently raised in “drive-by” Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits is the claim that a company’s website is not accessible to

W3C Finalizes Updates to Accessibility Guidance
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

Advertisers, take notethe World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has updated its Web Content Accessibility Guidelines in a new publication, WCAG 2.1. While

New Website Accessibility Guidelines for Your Nonprofit: W3C Publishes WCAG 2.1
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2018

Any nonprofit organization with a publicly-facing websitein other words, virtually any nonprofitshould be aware that the World Wide Web Consortium

Eleventh Circuit Holds Prior Settlement Does Not Render New Website Accessibility Case Moot
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • June 25 2018

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that a prior settlement agreement, pursuant to which a defendant has agreed to improve website

ADA Website Accessibility and the New WCAG 2.1 Standards
  • GrayRobinson PA
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

On June 5th, the World Wide Web Consortium, who issued the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2.0, published an expanded version of the

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