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Digital Accessibility Isn’t Just About Customers, Recent ADA Settlement Shows

Digital Accessibility Isn’t Just About Customers, Recent ADA Settlement Shows ADA, Education, Lawsuits With digital accessibility lawsuits almost tripling in 2018, organizations are more aware than ever that their digital assets need to be accessible to users with disabilities. But, while organizations may know they need to make consumer-facing websites and mobile apps accessible, all-too-often internal websites […]

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The Business Case for Digital Accessibility

https://www.w3.org/WAI/business-case/ Summary This article examines the rationale for organizations to address accessibility. It includes tangible and intangible benefits, and the risks of not addressing accessibility adequately. It explores how accessibility can: Drive Innovation: Accessibility features in products and services often solve unanticipated problems. Enhance Your Brand: Diversity and inclusion efforts so important to business success are accelerated […]

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Apple sued over claims website is inaccessible to visually impaired users

Monday, August 20, 2018 Apple has become the target of a new lawsuit, one that claims the iPhone producer’s website is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by not being fully accessible to blind or visually-impaired consumers, due to the way the website itself is coded. According to the filing, Mendez is described as a […]

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Trend of Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Company Websites Discriminate Against Disabled Individuals Expected to Continue in 2019

  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Business owners beware: 2019 promises an increased number of Federal class action lawsuits alleging that company websites and point-of-sale terminals (“POS”) violate Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). A business owner can end up paying substantial monetary damages and attorneys’ fees, in addition to the expense of […]

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