Web Accessibility Lawsuit Timeline GSD2015
Web Accessibility Litigation Timeline
The lawsuits listed below are not inclusive, there are countless additional companies, public facilities, and organizations that have faced legal action. The lawsuits below are meant to illustrate the broad range of lawsuits being filed and show that no industry website is safe.
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 [...]
In 2009 a dispute arose over the accessibility of the American Cancer Society’s information materials. Materials including the nonprofits website, brochures and documents were being presented in formats that were inaccessible to the visually impaired. In February of 2009, The American Council of the Blind notified the American Cancer Society of the dispute and offered to initiate in Structured Negotiations in order to avoid a lawsuit.