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ADA Compliance: How Does the ADA Apply to a Website?

This is post #16 in the ADA Compliance Series, which aims to outline a structure for validating and justifying a claim of “ADA compliance” for.

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ADA Compliance: What About Privacy Implications?

An overview of the implications of inaccessible terms of use and privacy banners on a website.

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ADA Compliance: What Do We See In Lawsuits?

An overview of digital accessibility lawsuits under the ADA – what they’re alleging and what they’re asking for.

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ADA Compliance: Specific Prohibitions

A summary of the core requirements in the Specific Prohibitions section of ADA Title III, mixing in references both to the statute (law) and implementing regulations.

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ADA Compliance: General Prohibitions

A summary of the core requirements in the general prohibitions section of ADA Title III that we’ve seen relate to digital accessibility.

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ADA Compliance: The General Rule

ADA Title III’s General Rule summarizes the requirement, which is, simply stated, that you cannot prevent people with disabilities from enjoying full and equal use of the things that you do or provide at a place of public accommodation.

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ADA Compliance: Definitions of Interest

Title III of the ADA explicitly prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in the operation of a place of public accommodation. We cover a couple of key definitions around that in this post.

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Webinar: The State of Digital Accessibility in 2020

Level Access Founder & CEO Tim Springer shares hard data and insights on digital accessibility trends, new developments, and key projections for the year ahead.

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ADA Compliance: Background on the ADA

A high-level look at the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its five titles that cover specific areas of public life – four of which warrant attention for digital accessibility.

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ADA Compliance: Series Overview

Get an overview of the four key areas this blog series will explore: laws & regulations, lawsuits, what makes a website ADA compliant, and answers to some of the tricky questions.

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ADA Compliance: What Does “ADA Compliant” Mean for a Website?

For decades, we’ve had one question in the digital accessibility industry: what does “ADA compliant” mean for my website, mobile app, or other technology?” This post kicks off the ADA Compliance Series, which aims aim to outline a structure for validating and justifying a claim of “ADA compliance” for a website or other digital system.

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Industry Report: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility

This 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report compiles the results of this year’s survey of over 1100 professionals across industries and job roles who shared.

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ADA & the Internet: 2020 Legal Update

Seyfarth Shaw LLP Partner Kristina Launey and Level Access CEO Tim Springer discuss recent legal developments and court decisions, and steps to take to minimize legal risk and protect your organization.

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As Predicted, the Supreme Court WILL NOT Hear the Domino’s v. Robles ADA Web Accessibility Case

Part IV of Level Access legal analysis on the Domino’s Pizza digital accessibility case

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Access to All, or Else: California Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Decision Affirming Equal Online Access 

Thanks to the unanimous ruling from White v. Square, slip op. at 16 (Cal. Aug. 12, 2019), a formal agreement or willingness to transact with.

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Reporting Accessibility with VPAT 2: A Guide for Vendors

As the demand for accessible technology grows, so does the demand for product manufacturers and vendors to formally document their product’s or service’s conformance with accessibility standards.

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Will the U.S. Supreme Court Hear Domino’s v. Robles? If They Do, What Could Happen?

Part III: Our crystal ball is getting even clearer. As we wrote about back in July, of the thousands of digital accessibility cases winding their.

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Quick Facts about HUD’s Accessible Housing Settlement with the City of Los Angeles 

According to a press release earlier this month, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the city of Los Angeles reached an.

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eBook: ADA Demand Letters & Settlements

What should you do if you receive a demand letter stating that your website is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Or.

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Will the U.S. Supreme Court Define the Legal Requirements of Digital Accessibility in Domino’s v. Robles? Our Legal Crystal Ball Says: Probably, Not.

Among the thousands of digital accessibility cases filed in federal and state courts each year, many are watching one case with particular interest: Domino’s Pizza LLC v. Guillermo Robles.

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Webinar:The ADA and Web Accessibility: How to Minimize Legal Risks in Banking

Original Presentation Date: June 25, 2019 Web accessibility lawsuits reached an all-time high in 2018, with over 2,250 filed cases. Now, more than ever, it’s.

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2019 Digital Accessibility Trends

Where does the world of digital accessibility stand? What trends are sweeping the marketplace? Which laws and regulations are new or changing soon? And how does it all relate to your organization?

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Digital Accessibility: How Smaller Healthcare Companies Can Remain Competitive with Industry Giants

If you’re a smaller healthcare company looking to scale, becoming digitally accessible to your customers is a must…and may soon no longer be an option

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Expanded for M-Enabling: The 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Report

UPDATE: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report is available now! Level Access has expanded the 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Report to reveal more insights.

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Inaccessible Healthcare Websites Risk Lawsuits, As Well As Patients’ Health

Getting quality medical care is tough, but it’s even tougher when you can’t access critical information on your provider or insurance company’s website.

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Digital Accessibility in Healthcare: Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a variety of different classifications including on the basis.

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ADA Demand Letters & Settlements Whitepaper

Want a Win-Win ADA Settlement? If you’ve received a demand letter or are undergoing litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it can be.

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Webinar: ADA and the Internet- Legal Update

Original Presentation Date: May 16, 2019 How—and when—do the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other accessibility laws apply to websites, mobile apps, and other.

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Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill Imposing Waiting Period of Digital Accessibility Lawsuits

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has vetoed House Bill 2296, a bill which would have amended the Virginians with Disabilities Act in digital accessibility suits against.

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Advanced Communications Services and the CVAA

For decades, telecommunications laws have evolved to make telephones and other communications systems more inclusive for individuals with disabilities. In most cases, however, this didn’t.

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Webinar Series:
Best of CSUN 2019

If you weren’t able to attend the 2019 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference (or maybe you were, but had to miss some of our sessions) now you’ll be able to enjoy the same talks by industry experts from the comfort of your own desk.

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Why Are More Digital Accessibility Suits Being Filed as Class Actions (And What Does It Mean?)

One of the most surprising legal developments in 2018 on the digital accessibility front was the dramatic rise in the number of cases filed as.

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2019 Digital Accessibility Trends: An Evening With Tim Springer [2019-04-02]

Download Tim Springer’s A11yNYC Meetup Slides Level Access CEO Tim Springer shared a data-driven overview of where digital accessibility is heading in 2019, including the.

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Report: State of Digital Accessibility 2019

UPDATE: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report is available now! Level Access surveyed 550 accessibility professionals working in accessibility programs in organizations large and.

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Digital Accessibility Isn’t Just About Customers, Recent ADA Settlement Shows

With digital accessibility lawsuits almost tripling in 2018, organizations are more aware than ever that their digital assets need to be accessible to users with.

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Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball: Will We See Different Types of Cases in 2019 and Beyond?

With digital accessibility lawsuits at record numbers—more than 2,250 cases were filed in federal court under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act in.

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Whitepaper: Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball 2019

Digital accessibility litigation reached an all-time high in 2018, with over 2250 cases filed in federal courts alone—nearly triple the number from 2017. But for.

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Webinar: 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Part 2 – Industry Drivers

Original Presentation Date: March 19, 2019 UPDATE: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report is available now! In the first webinar of this 2-part series, Level Access.

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Webinar: 2019 State of Digital Accessibility Part 1 – Market Drivers

UPDATE: The 2020 State of Digital Accessibility Report is available now! Original Presentation Date: February 26th, 2019 Level Access CEO  Tim Springer  shares key digital accessibility market trends.

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Settlement Shows Limits of a “Separate-But-Equal” Approach to Digital Accessibility

Building a separate “assistive” website may seem like a good way to provide resources to customers and clients with disabilities, but, as a recent settlement.

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Ninth Circuit Reverses Robles v. Dominos Pizza LLC, Holds ADA Title III Suits Don’t Violate Due Process Rights

A recent website accessibility decision out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to websites, while.

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Digital Accessibility Case Filings Rebound in October/November after September Dip

While the decline in case filings in September may lead some to think the current wave of web accessibility litigation might be petering out, an.

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Federal Court Decision in Gomez v. GNC Highlights Importance of Choosing an Experienced Accessibility Expert

A recent decision out of the Southern District of Florida highlights the importance of hiring an experienced accessibility expert in web accessibility cases under Title.

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DOE Rescinds “Mass Filer” Rule, Reopening Door for Web Accessibility Complaints

In late November, the Department of Education (DOE) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a revised Case Processing Manual that reversed controversial rules changes made.

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Automated Testing for Web Accessibility

It’s a common situation: an organization has an extensive website that is central to the customer experience. It receives millions of visits a month, gets.

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Over 470 Digital Accessibility Cases Filed in Q3 2018, Led By Lawsuits Against Retailers, Hotels, and Consumer Service Providers

More than 470 digital accessibility lawsuits were filed between July and September 2018, equaling 58% of total suits filed in 2017. These strong Q3 numbers.

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Webinar: Double Feature – Writing & Reading the VPAT

Original Presentation Date: November 13, 2018 Are you a vendor who sells to the U.S. Federal Government, state & local governments, or educational institutions, and must.

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WCAG 2.1 Factsheet

When standards change, Level Access is here to bring clarity! Download our WCAG 2.1 Factsheet for a no-nonsense guide to the new success criteria. Contents.

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Court of Appeals Rules Plaintiff Not Required to Exhaust Remedies under CVAA Before Bringing ADA Suit

A recent decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta could mean trouble for organizations and governmental bodies that stream video on their.

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Digital Accessibility Litigation Up 24% in August 2018

If you are concerned about your organization’s risk of an ADA lawsuit, contact us for a complimentary Risk Assessment of your website. If you have already.

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DOJ Reaffirms Position that ADA Applies to Websites

In a letter to members of Congress last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) clarified that it believes that Title III of the Americans with Disabilities.

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Infographic: North American Accessibility Laws and Digital Content Standards

Download this handy guide for a review of all accessibility laws and digital content standards in North America including: U.S. Federal Laws U.S. State Laws.

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2018 Digital Accessibility Trends – Fall Update Q&A and Webinar Resources

Level Access CEO and Founder Tim Springer and Chief Accessibility Officer Jonathan Avila hosted our popular 2018 Digital Accessibility Trends – Fall Update webinar earlier this month. There were.

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Level the Vote: Digital Accessibility Laws for State & Local Governments

Voting is a cornerstone of American democracy, yet it remains inaccessible to many individuals with disabilities. This ebook explains what you need to know about.

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WCAG 2.1: What You Need to Know to Ensure Compliance

Original Presentation Date: September 19, 2018 The WCAG 2.1 standards were released this summer and have made several new (or updated) recommendations for digital accessibility best.

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Web Accessibility Litigation Targets Retail and Consumer Services, Government Agencies in July 2018

If you are concerned about your organization’s risk of an ADA lawsuit, contact us for a complimentary Risk Assessment of your website. If you have already.

Time to Make the Website Accessible: Court of Appeals Allows ADA Lawsuit Against Dunkin’ Donuts to Proceed

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta recently overturned a lower court’s dismissal of a website accessibility lawsuit against Dunkin’ Donuts, allowing the case.

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State Attorneys General Ask DOJ to Act Now on Website Accessibility Rules

Adding to a rising number of calls for clarity on digital accessibility rules, the Attorneys General of 18 states and the District of Columbia have.

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Over 150 Digital Accessibility Lawsuits Filed in June 2018

At least 154 digital accessibility lawsuits alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) were filed in federal court in June 2018. The retail,.

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SEC Rule Allows Management Companies to Post Reports Online—But Is Your Site Accessible?

Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rule 30e-3, which will allow registered management companies and unit investment trusts to provide shareholder reports online..

Superdome Not Super Accessible: Accessibility News Roundup, July 9, 2018

Welcome back to our Accessibility News Roundup, where we bring together the best recent stories from the web about accessibility. First up, NPR’s Marketplace dedicated an entire.

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Can You Be Sued Over Digital Accessibility if You Already Have a Settlement? (Spoiler Alert: Yes.)

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta has overturned the dismissal of a website accessibility lawsuit against Hooters, allowing the case to proceed. The.

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Does WCAG 2.1 Replace 2.0? When Should You Adopt WCAG 2.1?

This is the final post in a three-part series about WCAG 2.1. Previously, we covered WCAG 2.1 in AMP (Accessibility Management Platform) and WCAG 2.1: Exploring the New Success Criteria. .

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Representatives Urge DOJ to Curb Web Accessibility Lawsuits

A group of 103 members of the House of Representatives have asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to act to curb website accessibility lawsuits under.

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Could I Get A Ride? Accessibility News Roundup, June 13, 2018

Hey everyone! Welcome to the latest edition of the Level Access Accessibility News Update, where we tell you what’s been going on in the realm.

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California Judge Finds Restaurant’s Inaccessible Website Violated Unruh Act

Last month, a California judge held that a restaurant’s inaccessible website violated the state’s Unruh Civil Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of.

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NFB, NAACP Sue Department of Education over Amendments to Civil Rights Complaint Procedure

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), NAACP, and the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) have filed suit against the Department of Education.

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Appropriations Bill Would Instruct DOJ to Clarify Web Accessibility Requirements

New legislation pending before the House of Representatives could put web accessibility regulations back on the table, despite the Department of Justice’s decision last year.

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Making Education Websites Accessible to People with Disabilities

Today, much more education is happening online. Online universities offer students from all walks of life the opportunity to earn college degrees. And many traditional.

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Your Website is Accessible, but is Your Mobile App?

Mobile apps are everywhere. The explosion of smartphones and tablets over the past decade have made apps an increasingly important way for businesses to connect.

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Attorneys Provide Perspective On New Peoples Bank Case

In April, a federal judge dismissed a digital accessibility lawsuit against New Peoples Bank (NPB). The case, Carroll v. New Peoples Bank, was noteworthy for what it says.

RICO (not Suave): Accessibility News Roundup, May 11, 2018

Welcome back to our Accessibility News Roundup, where we bring together the best recent stories from the web about accessibility. We start off with some sad.

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Procurement & Digital Accessibility: 10 Essential Questions to Include in Every RFP

Ah, the Request for Proposal. That time-honored tradition where you get down on one (proverbial) knee, announce you’ve got budget to spend, and then brace.

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Federal Judge Dismisses Website Accessibility Suit as Moot after Website Made Accessible

In April, a federal judge in Virginia has found that a bank could not be sued for an inaccessible website under Title III of the.

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Digital Accessibility for EDU: Legal Update

In addressing issues related to digital accessibility, educational institutions need to consider the current state of the law and rulemaking status of the Americans with.

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A B2B Buyer’s Crash Course in Digital Accessibility

Congrats! You have a job spending oodles of someone else’s money. But you’ve been told that you need to procure accessible technology. What exactly does.

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Five Reasons Why Your B2B Organization Should Care about Digital Accessibility

As you may have noticed, our blog focuses quite a bit on the legal news surrounding digital accessibility. That will probably continue to be the.

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The Lawsuit Is Coming from Inside the Customer Base

Two recent lawsuits against financial services companies under the Americans with Disabilities Act show that legal risk doesn’t just come from so-called “surf-by lawsuits;” it.

Ducks on a Plane: Accessibility News Roundup, April 18, 2018

At Level Access, we make it our business to know what’s going on in accessibility. And since we are already scouring the web for the.

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Plaintiffs Appeal, Shift Legal Theories as Credit Unions Win Dismissals in Web Accessibility Cases

In a string of recent decisions, judges in Virginia have dismissed at least four digital accessibility lawsuits against credit unions alleged to have violated Title.

On-Demand Webinar: Q&A about Section 1557

Original Presentation Date: April 12, 2018 We know you have lots of questions about Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act and how it affects your.

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Tammy Duckworth and Colleagues Express Opposition to HR 620, Making Senate Passage Unlikely in 2018

The ADA Education and Reform Act, also known as House Resolution 620 (HR 620), may have passed the House, but its chances of passing the.

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Web Accessibility Complaints Dismissed after Rules Change by DOE Office of Civil Rights

Education Advocate Marcie Lipsitt has filed more than 2,400 complaints with the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) against schools and universities with.

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Ask an Attorney Anything About Healthcare & Section 1557!

We’re having a webinar with Kristina Launey, an attorney with Seyfarth Shaw who specializes in cases dealing with accessibility. Now’s your chance to ask her.

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Legal Trends and Cases in Telecom

Original Presentation Date: March 27, 2018 Digital accessibility lawsuits reached an all-time high in 2017 and legal experts predict the trend will continue in 2018. What.

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Judge Nips 1-800-FLOWERS.com’s Motion to Dismiss Accessibility Suit in the Bud

Things aren’t coming up roses for 1-800-FLOWERS.com, which last month saw a federal judge in Massachusetts reject its bid to toss out a lawsuit alleging.

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Judge Rules Texas Attorney Cannot Be Disbarred for Sending Demand Letters

A judge has dismissed the Texas Commission for Lawyer Discipline’s (CFLD) complaint to disbar a Texas attorney over his practice of sending out demand letters.

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Level Access asks, “Why are so many lawsuits settled before they go to court?”

Digital accessibility is a constantly changing area of law. There are no explicit regulations for private companies and although we have dozens of court decisions,.

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Building a Successful Accessibility Program for Your Financial Institution

Original Presentation Date: March 8, 2018 The last six months have brought a dramatic increase in litigation against financial institutions. With new actions against banks and.

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Less Risk, More Revenue: Accessibility For Retail and Dining Websites

Original Presentation Date: February 27, 2018 Most retail and dining establishments understand that physical spaces need to conform to specific design requirements for accessibility under the.

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Level Access asks, “Will the Trump administration mean less enforcement of accessibility regulations?”

Digital accessibility is a constantly changing area of law. There are no explicit regulations for private companies and although we have dozens of court decisions,.

Digital Accessibility for Retail & Dining: Customer Service and Review

Last week, we filled our grumbly tummies with a trip to the digital food court. Let’s go back to retail shopping, shall we? We’ve already.

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Pharrell Williams May Not Be Happy About His Website Being Sued

  Plaintiff Victor Lopez, who is blind, has filed a complaint in a federal District court for the Southern District of New York, alleging that.

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Section 508 Refresh: Understanding the New Requirements

Original Presentation Date: February 20, 2018 Section 508 standards are federal acquisition requirements that apply to information and communications technology (ICT) that is used, developed, procured,.

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House of Representatives Approves Bill to Limit Suits under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act

In a vote of 225-192, the House of Representatives passed the ADA Education and Reform Act on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The bill—which is also known as.

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Papers, Please. Will Your Documents Pass Inspection After the 508 Refresh?

One of the most important changes in the Section 508 Refresh, which went into effect on January 18, 2018, is the way electronic documents are.

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Level Access asks, “Is Congress likely to take action on the ADA?”

Digital accessibility is a constantly changing area of law. There are no explicit regulations for private companies and although we have dozens of court decisions,.

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Wet Willie’s Lawsuit Puts Web Developer in the Litigation Crosshairs

Web developers and hosting companies may need to start worrying about demand letters and suits under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if a Florida.

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What Technology is Covered by Section 508 after the Refresh?

Whether you are a government agency or selling to a government agency, you should know if your products are covered by Section 508. Even if.

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Federal Judge in Virginia Dismisses Suit Against Credit Union for Lack of Standing

On Friday January 26, a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, dismissed a lawsuit against the Northwest Federal Credit Union (Northwest FCU). The complaint alleged that.

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Making Retail & Dining Websites Accessible to People with Disabilities

Shoppers with disabilities encounter many barriers while navigating retail and dining websites. Some of these are minor inconveniences, but others can make navigating any retail.

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Access Board Issues Correction to Section 508 Final Rule

On January 22, 2018, the Access Board issued a correction to the Section 508 Final Rule, published in January 2017, to reestablish standards for TTY.

Digital Accessibility for Retail & Dining: Searching and Shopping Online

Customers with disabilities encounter many barriers while navigating retail and dining websites. Some of these are minor inconveniences, but others can make navigating a site extremely difficult or.

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Level Access asks, “will there be new regulations? or deregulation?”

Digital accessibility is a constantly changing area of law. There are no explicit regulations for private companies and although we have dozens of court decisions,.

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The Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball: What does the future hold?

With our latest whitepaper, The Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball: What Does the Future Hold?, we wanted to pick the brains of the top experts in digital.

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Are You Compliant with the 508 Refresh? Do You Need to Be?

As of January 18, 2018, information and communication technology (ICT) used, maintained, or developed by the federal government must conform with the Section 508 Refresh.

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Level Access asks Nicole Sieb Smith, “Are digital accessibility lawsuits going to continue in the future?”

Digital accessibility is a constantly changing area of law. There are no explicit regulations for private companies and although we have dozens of court decisions,.

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Level Access asks Kristina Launey & Donald Brown, “Do court decisions reduce uncertainty?”

Digital accessibility is a constantly changing area of law. There are no explicit regulations for private companies and although we have dozens of court decisions,.

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Accessibility Compliance in the Healthcare Industry: Assessing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Risks

With open enrollment in everyone’s recent past, it’s time to start thinking about a different kind of healthcare: your accessibility compliance health! In this series.

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Digital Accessibility and the FCC’s Net Neutrality Ruling

Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal Obama-era net neutrality regulations. While the full implication of the decision remains unclear, one major.

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Legal Thought Leadership Series: Level Access Asks the Experts

Digital accessibility is a constantly changing area of law. There are no explicit regulations for private companies and although we have dozens of court decisions,.

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Small Bank Industry Group Settles ADA Claims, Adopts Digital Accessibility Guidelines

Late last year, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), an industry group representing banks with assets of $50 million or less, reached a settlement.

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Accessibility Compliance Health: What You Don’t Know Can Sue You

With open enrollment in everyone’s recent past, it’s time to start thinking about a different kind of healthcare: your accessibility compliance health! In this series.

E-Commerce Websites Targeted in Series of ADA Lawsuits in Pittsburgh

In the past week, a Pennsylvania woman has filed at least five lawsuits against e-commerce sites for alleged violations of Title III of the Americans.

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Get an “A” in Digital A11y Solutions for Education

Original Presentation Date: November 28, 2017 People say, “Knowledge is power.” The good news is that you don’t need to know everything about digital accessibility to.

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Department of Transportation Reaches Agreements with Airlines over Accessible Airport Kiosks, Websites

Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced agreements with three airlines to expand accessibility for individuals with disabilities. Under the agreements, Alaska Airlines/Virgin America.

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AODA Requirements for Educational Organizations

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) sets the goal of creating an accessible Ontario by the year 2025. Because of their important role,.

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Dealing with OCR Complaints: Advice for Educational Institutions

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) within the Department of Education (DOE) is responsible for collecting and investigating discrimination complaints against educational institutions. In 2016.

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Lincoln Center Sued for Inaccessible Performances

According to a press release by the National Association of the Deaf, Christina Kielich, a Virginia resident with a hearing impairment, filed a lawsuit in.

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Proposed Revisions to Title II of the ADA

Title II of the ADA establishes specific accessibility requirements for State and local government agencies and protects people with disabilities from discrimination in State and.

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Whitepaper: Making Travel & Hospitality Websites Accessible

Travelers with disabilities come across many barriers when planning, booking, and taking a trip, whether for business or pleasure. Some of these are minor inconveniences,.

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Web Accessibility for the Travel and Hospitality Industry

Original Presentation Date: June 13, 2017 Travelers with disabilities come across many barriers when planning, booking, and taking a trip, whether for business or pleasure..

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Digital Accessibility in Healthcare

Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of a variety of different classifications including on the basis.

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Proposed Revisions to Title II of the ADA

Title II of the ADA establishes specific accessibility requirements for State and local government agencies and protects people with disabilities from discrimination in State and.

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2016 Legal Landscape Update: State and Local Government

Last year saw a dramatic rise in lawsuits related to digital accessibility. State and local governments saw several developments. Organizations in the public sector have.

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Web Accessibility Isn’t About “Better” – It’s About Equality

Guest blog by David Ashleydale, Web Accessibility Strategist We all know images that represent some kind of content need to have appropriate ALT text assigned.

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Does the Business Case for IT Accessibility Matter?

reposted by permission from guest blogger Jeff Kline (http://strategicaccessibility.com/) I recently returned from DEEP 2012, a conference on ICT accessibility organized by G3ict and sponsored.

A personal response to Reed Hastings, Co-Founder & CEO of Netflix

Dear Mr. Hastings, Today I received your personal apology in my in-box where you apologized for coming across as lacking respect and humility with the.