Federal Web Accessibility Lawsuits Nearly Triple In 2018

  • January 14, 2019
  • /   Hunter Clayton
  • /   Industry News,Accessibility
A pen and gavel placed on a notice of lawsuit on a desk.
Get the year end wrap up for 2018 web accessibility and lawsuits.

ADA Web Compliance: Is a Phone Number Enough?

  • September 11, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Accessibility
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Many business owners want to know if a phone number on their website constitutes as ADA web compliance. In this article, we review the stances of the Department of Justice and related cases with their outcomes.

Litigation Review: Carroll v. New Peoples Bank, Inc.

  • September 11, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Legal
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A federal judge in the Western District of Virginia court presided over the Carroll v. New Peoples Bank, Inc. case and dismissed the website lawsuit that was brought on under Title III Americans with Disabilities Act because the bank had already begun remediating its site.

Video: What is WCAG?

  • August 10, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Accessibility
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Web accessibility specialist, Savannah Eades discusses the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines also known as WCAG and how they relate to your business.

Federal Web Accessibility Lawsuits Hit Record High

  • July 27, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Industry News
Graph showing 814 lawsuits for the year 2017 and 1053 lawsuits for first 6 months of 2018. Heading states that Federal website accessibility lawsuits are at an all-time high!
In a recent mid-year investigation by the law firm of Seyfarth & Shaw, it was found that the number of ADA title III lawsuits for 2018 has already surpassed the total number of federal title III accessibility lawsuits for the entirety of 2017.

The Accessibility Nightmare of CAPTCHAs: Are there Alternatives?

  • July 13, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Accessibility
Image of a captcha that has a green check mark next to text that says i'm not a robot. Underneath it is a series of jumbles letters and numbers that are difficult to decode with an empty text box
CAPTCHAs or the group of jumbled letters and numbers usually at the end of a form on a webpage are anti-spam verification tools. While this security measure combats spam, it also is an obstacle for web users with impairments. What alternatives do business owners have?

Color Contrast: Making Your Business’s Website More Accessible

  • July 2, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Accessibility
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US businesses are blindsided by web accessibility lawsuits on a daily basis. These lawsuits, which can cost a business thousands of dollars in legal fees, could be avoided by taking preventative steps such as simply changing the color of your website's text.

WCAG 2.1-The New Standards for Digital Accessibility

  • June 27, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Industry News
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On June 5, 2018, the World Wide Web Consortium published the highly anticipated Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 which now encompasses website functionality on mobile platforms and the usability of content for users with cognitive and visual disabilities.

Why WCAG? Understanding Web Accessibility Guidelines and How Your Business Can Avoid Financial Crisis

  • June 6, 2018
  • /   Renea Dumas
  • /   Accessibility
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In this article, we discuss web accessibility guidelines and where they originate, the different entities who enforce these guidelines, and how web accessibility may pertain to you or your business.

The Blaze Morning Show Talks Web Accessibility With Our Team

  • May 29, 2018
  • /   John Guidroz
  • /   Industry News
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Last week our accessibility team was on The Blaze Morning show following the National Restaurant show in Chicago talking web accessibility. Take a listen to Looking for Money Any Way Possible (w/ John Guidroz)