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TD Ameritrade To Settle Blind Woman’s Website Accessibility Lawsuit

TD Ameritrade Inc. and a blind customer who claimed she could not access key pages of the broker-dealer’s website in an alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act have reached an agreement in principle to settle her discrimination lawsuit. The discount brokerage firm will “ensure that all feasible components of its website are rendered accessible

Target To Pay $6 Million To Settle Site Accessibility Suit

Target has settled a class action lawsuit with the National Federation of the Blind over accessibility complaints with Despite the law being unclear as to whether the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to websites, the company will pay a substantial fee and update its web site to make it accessible to the blind. In

Getting Ahead Of ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits

I’m going to start this post in a way that most of you may find surprising. I want to thank Kylie Jenner. You see, for over a year now I have been telling clients, other lawyers, and family members (who politely nod because they still don’t quite understand what I do for a living) that companies

Accessibility For All — Why Removing Barriers From Web Interaction Should Be A Part Of Your Organization’s Business Model

Healthcare providers can face legal ramifications if their websites fail to consider the needs of those with disabilities, but the reasons for developing an accessible website go far beyond adhering to government regulations and represent the rare opportunity for businesses to align moral obligations with their financial bottom line. During a June 26 webinar hosted by Becker’s Hospital Review and


Most people running their own small businesses know the importance of having an online presence with a website and high-quality content. However, many small-business people aren’t aware of regulations imposed by the government that, if violated, could mean catastrophe for a small business. One such set of rules, which you may already be required to follow

Epic EHR Software Isn’t Accessible For Blind Hospital Employees, Suit Claims

The National Federation of the Blind sued Epic Systems Corp. over its electronic health record software, alleging that blind hospital employees can’t use the program. The complaint in federal court in Massachusetts last week alleges a part-time hospital dispatcher at Boston-based Brigham and Women Hospital couldn’t perform his job duties after the provider went live on

Businesses ‘Sitting Ducks’ For Lawsuits Because Websites Aren’t ADA Compliant

TAMPA (WLFA) – The disabled plaintiffs call themselves activists working to improve society for the disabled, one lawsuit at a time. Critics call it “legal extortion,” now targeting small business owners who feel they are “sitting ducks” for ADA lawsuits regarding their websites that are not accessible to some with disabilities. Last year, there were 2,285 ADA website

10,000 Businesses Get Sued Over Website Ada Compliance Every Year

( — February 6, 2019) Chicago, IL — If you’re work for a large company, chances are you’ve already heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You probably understand several parts of it very well, such as how to protect yourself against lawsuits by making physical establishments accessible to everyone with a disability. When it comes

The Rising Tide Of ADA Litigation Against Health Care Entities

Over the past several years, health care entities have increasingly become the target of private and government plaintiffs complaining of disability discrimination. A crescendo of litigation has engulfed the health care industry—and most notably of late, “drive-by” litigation attacking the perceived failure of health care entity facilities and websites to accommodate the needs of persons with