Ad Law Access

Updates on advertising law and privacy law trends, issues, and developments
Topic: Website Accessibility

Court Holds that Website Accessibility Doesn’t Require 100% Compliance

If you’ve ever received a demand letter alleging that your company’s website isn’t accessible to the blind or visually-impaired, it’s likely that the claimant’s attorney attached a report outlining a number of…

California Appellate Court Holds in Favor of a Digital-Only Retailer Under Both the ADA and Unruh Act

Over the past several years, plaintiffs have filed several lawsuits around the country, alleging that retail websites that were not accessible to blind and visually impaired individuals constituted a violation of the…

DOJ Guidance on Website Accessibility Provides Little Clarity

Website accessibility lawsuits continue to be big business for plaintiffs’ attorneys. Every year since 2018, over 2,000 of such suits have been filed in federal courts, and many other suits have been threatened and…

Eleventh Circuit Reverses Website Accessibility Decision (and Congress Considers Action)

In recent years, plaintiffs’ attorneys have found that filing website accessibility cases can be a lucrative business model. By doing a quick scan of a website and then copying and pasting from other complaints, these…

Hope for Business Operators With Website Accessibility Cases In New York?

A decision from Judge Preska in the Southern District of New York may change the trajectory of website accommodation cases in New York. Website Accessibility Cases in New York Prior To This Decision In 2017, Judge…