On appeal from the first significant federal trial to address whether brick-and-mortar retailers must maintain an accessible website, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has held that grocery store chain Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. need not make its website accessible to blind people.
For the past decade, plaintiffs’ lawyers have been trolling the Internet for websites that are incompatible with screen-reader technology used by blind people to navigate the web.
A deft use of the letter “k” enabled P.F. Chang’s China Bistro to dodge a false advertising lawsuit alleging it failed to serve customers real crabmeat.
Here’s the latest fad in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits against retailers: demanding that gift cards contain braille.
In a closely watched case that many hoped would bring some clarity—and sanity—to the subject of website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court has instead chosen to punt.
Financial institutions need help, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) told newly confirmed U.S. Attorney General William Barr, urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide clear guidance on how it believes the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to website accessibility.
Use caution when creating incentives for employees and service providers to meet sales and other business goals, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warned financial institutions in a new Compliance Bulletin.
Plaintiffs’ law firms have recently been sending demand letters to banks of all sizes alleging that their websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), particularly with regard to accessibility of the websites to persons with visual impairments.