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ADA requires that web content should be accessible to the blind, deaf, and those who must navigate by voice, screen readers or other assistive technologies . . .

Note: The law provides no time for a company to take action before a lawsuit is filed, and it offers no real defense to a company after a lawsuit has been filed!

300%

increase in lawsuits since 2018 historic Supreme Court judgment. 1,700+ legal cases related to non-accessibility compliance in New York alone in 2020.

25%

of those websites were sued more than once. Unlike GDPR, The ADA law requires no notice before a lawsuit is filed against a company for non-compliance.

98%

of websites are inaccessible. More than 10,000 websites sued in 2020 for not being ADA compliant. This number is expected to hit 100k by next year - 2021.

20%

of the population has a disability. Everyone deserves access. This is the right thing to do, not just because it is the law.

What is the web accessibility legislation?

Due to the increased use of the Internet, many countries have incorporated web accessibility into existing civil rights legislation that protects people with disabilities or created new ones.

This includes the ADA, AODA, EEA, and many more. Most countries have adopted the WCAG 2.1 AA, or Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, as standard for accessible websites and refer to them in settlements.

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How does legislation impact my website?

In 2018, the DOJ clarified that websites are considered places of public accommodation and should therefore comply with the ADA Title III. US courts refer to WCAG 2.1 AA as the accessibility standard

THE RISE OF LAWSUITS

Inaccessible websites are at risk of litigation.

The exponential growth in web accessibility lawsuits has a widespread effect across industries, with small and medium businesses in the center of the storm.

Lawsuit numbers are estimated to continue to increase as the need to enable accessible digital experiences becomes more prominent.

Compliance is required for everyone

Web accessibility lawsuits have increased in almost every industry, targeting businesses of all sizes, and have even made headlines in high profile cases such as Domino's, 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 plaintiff, a legally blind man from Florida, has sued the company for failure to...

Kylie Inc is being sued for having a website that is not optimized for people who are blind and visually impaired...

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The benefits of having your website ADA Compliant.

Avoid Nasty and Costly Lawsuits That Suck Your Bank Accounts Dry . . .

Rank Higher In The Search Engines With Less Effort . . .

Invite a whole new market to freely access your buisness.

... Ignorance is not an excuse or defense

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Making your website ADA compliant

You will need to check: 

  • Every page and fix all violations
  • Every file and fix all violations
  • All videos and fix all violations
  • All audio files and fix all violations
  • Create a web accessibility policy and web accessibility statement
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ADA is Great For SEO Too.

Becoming ADA compliant simply means making your site more accessible …

Did you know that having an accessible website is so important that Google gives it more relevance than one that isn’t accessible?

So by not having an accessible website for disabled people, you could be losing out on a ton of potential customers which means losing out on more potential revenue.

 

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