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California Court Of Appeal's Midvale Decision Opens The Floodgates For More Website Accessibility Lawsuits
Seyfarth synopsis: California Court of Appeal affirms ruling that inaccessible restaurant website violated the Unruh Act
United States
13 Sep 2019
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Governor Newsom Pumps Brakes On New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
Seyfarth Synopsis: California employers racing to ensure all their employees receive mandatory harassment training by the end of the year can now take their foot off the gas
United States
9 Sep 2019
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Renewed Web And Physical Accessibility Congressional Efforts An Exercise In Futility?
Seyfarth Synopsis: Congress Members recently renewed their efforts to take legislative action and urge the DOJ take regulatory action regarding physical and website accessibility, respectively.
United States
4 Sep 2019
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Companies Remain In Suspense On AB 5 Independent Contractor Bill
Seyfarth Synopsis: The hotly contested AB 5 was put on hold, but is widely expected to be revived before the end of the legislative session.
United States
19 Aug 2019
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Seyfarth's ADA statistics referenced in Public News Service
Research conducted by Seyfarth found website-accessibility lawsuits rose from about 800 in 2017 to 22-hundred in 2018
United States
30 Jul 2019
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Federal ADA Title III Lawsuit Numbers Continue To Climb In 2019
Data from the first six months of 2019 shows a 12% increase over 2018.
United States
29 Jul 2019
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Seyfarth's ADA Statistics Referenced In The Orange County Register
Seyfarth's ADA statistics were referenced in a July 21 story from the Orange County Register, "These ‘ghost' legal clients are shaking down mom-and-pop businesses under the guise of disability rights."
United States
25 Jul 2019
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Seyfarth's ADA statistics Referenced In Footwear News
Website accessibility lawsuits nearly tripled last year, from 814 in 2017 to at least 2,258 in 2018, according to an analysis by Seyfarth.
United States
24 Jul 2019
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Seyfarth's ADA Statistics Referenced In The Port Charlotte Sun
Seyfarth's ADA statistics were referenced in a June 22 story from the Port Charlotte Sun, "Charlotte County to pay $10,500 over ADA lawsuit; make website more accessible."
United States
5 Jul 2019
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Domino's Files Petition For US Supreme Court Review Of Unfavorable Website Access Decision
Domino's filed its petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court today, June 13, 2019, asking the Court to review and overturn the Ninth Circuit's decision which allowed a website
United States
26 Jun 2019
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SDNY Dismisses Website Accessibility Lawsuit Based On Mootness And Lack Of Personal Jurisdiction
A SDNY judge dismissed a website accessibility lawsuit finding that the company mooted the allegations in the complaint by remediating the accessibility barriers and that the Court lacked personal jurisdiction ...
United States
21 Jun 2019
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Four-Year Court Battle Between Deaf Advocates And Harvard Over Closed Captioning Of Videos Proceeds To Discovery With Some Limitations
Seyfarth Synopsis: Four years and two motions to dismiss based on the pleadings later, the National Association of the Deaf's (NAD) online video captioning lawsuit against Harvard
United States
23 Apr 2019
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Seyfarth's ADA Statistics Were Referenced In The Detroit Free Press
Seyfarth's ADA statistics were referenced in a March 19 story from the Detroit Free Press, "Lawsuits: Domino's, Playboy websites aren't accessible to blind users."
United States
1 Apr 2019
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Number Of Federal Website Accessibility Lawsuits Nearly Triple, Exceeding 2250 In 2018
As we had predicted, the number of website accessibility lawsuits (i.e. lawsuits alleging that plaintiffs with a disability could not use websites because they were not coded to work with assistive technologies.
United States
7 Feb 2019
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Ninth Circuit Allow The Robles v. Domino's Website And Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit To Move Forward
Seyfarth Synopsis: Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
United States
29 Jan 2019
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Ninth Circuit Allow The Robles v. Domino's Website And Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit To Move Forward
Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
United States
28 Jan 2019
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Number Of ADA Title III Lawsuits Filed In 2018 Tops 10,000
The number of ADA Title III lawsuits filed in federal court in 2018 hit a record high of 10,163 – up 34% from 2017 when the number was a mere 7,663.
United States
28 Jan 2019
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Ninth Circuit Allow The Robles v. Domino's Website And Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit To Move Forward
Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
United States
23 Jan 2019
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Ohio Governor Signs Bill Requiring Plaintiffs To Provide Pre-Suit Notice For Physical Access Violations
Time will tell as to whether this legislation will cause a decrease in the number of physical accessibility lawsuits filed in Ohio, but we remain skeptical.
United States
8 Jan 2019
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Airline's Provision Of Alternative Accessible Website Triggers Hefty Fine Under The Air Carrier Access Act
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Department of Transportation says that an airline's provision of an accessible alternative website violates the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA),
United States
7 Jan 2019
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