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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, [...]

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 [...]

DOJ enters into a Settlement Agreement with Peapod, Requiring their Online Grocery Website to be Accessible to Individuals with Disabilities

The DOJ announced that they are entering into an agreement with Ahold U.S.A. Inc. as well as Peapod LLC, to repair apparent ADA violations. The major corporation is a leading provider of groceries online, serving over 23 million customers in the District of Columbia, East Coast, and Midwest states. The settlement was put into place [...]

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