ADA Website Compliance: A Litigation Minefield

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ADA Title III prohibits disability discrimination in “places of public accommodation,” which covers shared or public entities like libraries, universities, transportation services, and commercial facilities. The panelists on the PLUS webinar, ADA Website Compliance: A Litigation Minefield, explained that more than 250 lawsuits alleging a defendant’s inaccessible website violates Title III of the ADA were filed last year in federal court, but the courts are split on what constitutes a “place of public accommodation.” With the recent increase in businesses receiving ADA Title III demand letters, indicating their failure to provide accessible online content, it is vital that organizations look [...]