February 28, 2019 | Bloomberg Law

Best Practices for ADA Website Compliance

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Nicholas Reiter and Karel Mazanec published "Best Practices for ADA Website Compliance" in Bloomberg Law.

This checklist provides a roadmap for whether the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") applies to a website, and if so, steps for ensuring a website is accessible to persons with disabilities. Website accessibility lawsuits remain a hot trend among the plaintiffs' bar. Vision-impaired, hearing-impaired, and other disabled plaintiffs have recently filed cases against website owners in staggering numbers. All companies and organizations with an internal or publicly facing website—so virtually all companies and organizations—should evaluate whether their websites must comply with the ADA.