Due to the increased internet usage, many countries have incorporated web accessibility into existing civil rights legislation that protects people with disabilities or created new ones.
In 2018, the DOJ clarified that websites are considered places of public accommodation and must comply with ADA Title III. In 2022, the DOJ reaffirmed it and recommended WCAG 2.1 AA as the best practice.
With exponential growth in web accessibility, legal actions have a widespread effect across industries, with small and medium businesses in the center.
Lawsuit numbers are estimated to continue to increase as the need to enable accessible digital experiences becomes more prominent.
Compliance is required of businesses of all sizes. Many made headlines in high-profile cases, such as Dominos, Beyoncé, and Kylie Jenner.
Over the last three to four years, there has been an “explosion” of lawsuits and claims by disabled people...
Settling charges and funding ADA and WCAG compliance can be a hefty sum for most small...
The Supreme Court denied a petition from pizza giant Domino’s to hear whether its website is required to be accessible...
The internet is where everything happens. Can you imagine your life without it? Accessing what the internet offers should be a basic right for everybody, regardless of their abilities.
"We are a full-service digital agency providing web design, development, SEO, and additional services in the field. As ADA lawsuits started to rise, we began to look for a service that could solve compliance issues for our clients."