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Web Accessibility Lawsuit Timeline 2016-12-22T06:21:51+00:00

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.

December 2015

October 2015

August 2015

November 2014

July 2014

American Cancer Society Agrees to Make Website Accessible

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.

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