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ADA Title III Lawsuits Up 63% From 2015
In honor of the 26th anniversary of the ADA, we are sharing our mid-year count of ADA Title III lawsuits for 2016 and it's newsworthy: The number of lawsuits filed in federal court is already at 3,435, up 63% from last year's mid-year number of 2,114.
United States
29 Jul 2016
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Attention Public Accommodations: DOJ's Recent Rulemaking Action For State And Local Government Websites Reveals Its Current Thinking On Web Accessibility
If you would rather not read the 30-page small print Federal Register notice, this summary will provide you with what you need to know about the Justice Department's most recent official pronouncement on web accessibility.
United States
27 May 2016
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On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, DOJ Releases Agenda Indicating Progress In 2016; Omits Title III
This morning, on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, DOJ participated by issuing its Spring 2016 unified agenda, including upcoming regulatory actions on web accessibility and movie captioning.
United States
26 May 2016
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Web Reg "Do Over?": DOJ Withdraws Title II Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking, Issues Supplemental Advanced Notice Seeking Further Comments
Seyfarth Synopsis: Public entities and private businesses have been waiting for years – since 2010 – for the Department of Justice to issue regulations setting a standard for website accessibility.
United States
5 May 2016
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A First: California Court Rules Retailer's Inaccessible Website Violates ADA
Last week, a California State Court became the first in the nation to rule that a retailer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a website that is not accessible to individuals with vision-related disabilities.
United States
11 Apr 2016
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A First: California Court Rules Retailer's Inaccessible Website Violates ADA
California State Court became the first in the nation to rule that a retailer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a website that is not accessible to individuals with vision-related disabilities.
United States
5 Apr 2016
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A First: California Court Rules Retailer's Inaccessible Website Violates ADA
Last week, a California State Court became the first in the nation to rule that a retailer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a website that is not accessible to individuals with vision-related disabilities.
United States
5 Apr 2016
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Website Accessibility Lawsuits By The Numbers
Website accessibility is an evolving and complicated topic, about which we've written many times.
United States
20 Mar 2016
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ADA Title III Lawsuits Continue To Rise: 8% Increase In 2015
Our research department has crunched the numbers from the federal court docket and the verdict is that the ADA Title III plaintiff's bar and their clients are still busy filing lawsuits.
United States
19 Jan 2016
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Justice Department Delays Web Accessibility Regulations For At Least Three More Years, Leaving Businesses In Turmoil
In an astonishing move, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it will not issue any regulations for public accommodations websites until fiscal year 2018...
United States
26 Nov 2015
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U.S. General Services Administration Settles Suit Alleging Inaccessibility Of Its Website For Contractors
Oh, the irony. Our federal government is filing lawsuits against private businesses and universities for having allegedly inaccessible websites and mobile apps when its own agencies have inaccessible websites.
United States
23 Nov 2015
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ADA Reform Legislation Proponents Cite Seyfarth's Lawsuit Data
The bill would require that DOJ's Disability Rights Section, in consultation with property owners and representatives of the disability rights community, develop a program to educate State and local governments...
United States
28 Oct 2015
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