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Is Your Website Accessible?

First Federal Court Ruled That Having An Inaccessible Website Violates Title III of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Unfortunately, most companies do not even know if their websites are accessible to all persons or not.  It is a subject that is not on the top of everyone's mind; however, it is the right [...]

By |2019-04-18T14:32:52+00:00April 18th, 2019|Web Accessibility News|0 Comments

Interactive Website Design And Accessibility

What are people thinking the first time they visit your website and how likely is it that these users will ever revisit your page? First Impressions Is this site credible? Is it trustworthy? Is this a professional company? Is this company stable? Do I feel welcome on this site? These are the questions you should [...]

By |2017-09-24T17:34:39+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Corinna to review|0 Comments

Companies Continue to wait for Web Accessibility Regulations, as the DOJ Retracts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Issuing Supplemental Advanced Notice Soliciting Further Comments

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released a statement announcing they are withdrawing the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on web information and services for state and local governments. In its place, the DOJ has issued a Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SANPRM) published in the Federal Register, intending to solicit comments from the [...]

By |2016-12-22T06:21:54+00:00May 17th, 2016|Web Accessibility, Web Accessibility News|0 Comments

Web Accessibility Checklist

Company websites must meet WCAG 2.0 guidelines, these guidelines are set by the World Wide Web Consortium as an international standard to make websites accessible for the widest range of individuals to use. Why Accessibility? WCAG 2.0 guidelines are intended to help provide equal access to websites for individuals with disabilities. The standards, for example, [...]

New York Becomes the First U.S. City to Enforce Website Accessibility

On March 14th, 2016, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed seven bills into law, including Intro. 683-A requiring government websites to meet specific accessibility standards. This marks the first time a major city in the United States has adopted legislation of this kind and, no doubt, state and local governments across the country will [...]

By |2016-12-22T06:21:55+00:00April 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guide to ADA Website Compliance, it’s YOUR Responsibility

H&R Block and many other corporations have fallen victim to lawsuits regarding website compliance. As special interest groups partner with highly aggressive and opportunistic attorneys seeking to rake in substantial settlement fees by pushing through the courts countless lawsuits under the umbrella of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), companies need to be protected. Understand [...]

By |2016-12-22T06:21:55+00:00March 20th, 2016|Best Practices, Validation Tools, Web Accessibility|0 Comments

Outdoor Retail Company Faces Lawsuit for Discriminating Against Blind Customers

The outdoor retail company, Patagonia Works, Inc., is being sued by blind customers over the lack of accessibility of the company’s website. Michelle Sipe, Jill Gross and R. David New, with Access Now, Inc. (ANI), represented by law firm Carlson, Lynch, Sweet & Kilpela have filed a lawsuit in the US Federal District Court for [...]

Reebok Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Inaccessible Website

Popular athletic retail giant, Reebok International LTD., is facing a monumental, class action lawsuit for discriminating against blind individuals. Jose Del Orden has sued over Reebok’s policy and practice of maintaining a website that is inaccessible, denying blind individuals equal access to the goods and services of the company’s website. The class action lawsuit aims [...]

Blind Customer Sues Toys “R” Us over Their Website

Blind patron, Michelle Sipe has filed a lawsuit against toy store giant Toys “R” Us. Sipe claims she could not access the toy company’s website because it is not accessible to visually impaired and blind individuals, violating Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Additionally, Toys “R” Us is facing charges for unauthorized [...]

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