Winds of Change: Court Grants Summary Judgment for Plaintiff in Website Accessibility ADA Claim
Last September, we published an alert warning retailers of a looming expansion in the reach of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act that would impose requirements on e-commerce websites to make themselves more accessible to users with a wide variety of disabilities. While the US Department of Justice has yet to promulgate regulations specifying those requirements, enforcement actions by DOJ and threatened class action lawsuits by a number of plaintiffs’ law firms all point towards the likelihood that retailers' websites will have to meet Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines v. 2.0.
*This alert was originally posted on Arent Fox's Behind the Scenes blog. To read this alert in its entirety, please click here.