What You Should Know About Website and ADA Accessibility Claims

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Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), providing for equal access for persons with disabilities in places of public accommodation, has made the country far more accessible. Yet, given its highly technical (and often ambiguous) design, plaintiffs’ firms and disability rights advocates file claims over unlawful barriers and technical violations against even the… Continue Reading What You Should Know About Website and ADA Accessibility Claims

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WCAG 2.0 Guidelines

Developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), whose members include Microsoft Corporation, Facebook, and Google, Inc., among others, the WCAG 2.0 guidelines provide a detailed standard for web content accessibility. Although highly technical and clearly written for web developers, counsel for entities with websites should be familiar with the guidelines and advise clients on… Continue Reading WCAG 2.0 Guidelines

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Accessibility Statements

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By Doug Loo For those of you advising clients on accessibility compliance and avoiding legal risk be sure to tell your clients that their accessibility statement page could be the first line of defense if used correctly. A good accessibility statement should accomplish goal of communicating to the two audience profiles that are visiting the… Continue Reading Accessibility Statements

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