Compliance Center: Recent Series of Lawsuits Focus on Website Inaccessibility

There have been an increasing number of demand letters and lawsuits against businesses (colleges, retailers, hotels, and financial institutions) alleging that the businesses’ websites are not accessible to people with disabilities.

ABA Reports Possible New Round of ADA Accessibility Lawsuits

The American Bar Association (ABA) reported in its June 2014 Journal that a new round of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits is being seen. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “Can we collect a debt owed to us by a minor?”

Serial Suit Filer Strikes Pennsylvania Credit Union with ADA Violation

Taking advantage of new laws trying to keep up with rapidly changing technology, one person in Pennsylvania is repeatedly filing claims against financial institutions over Title III violations. On May 9 he struck $128 million Century Heritage FCU.

New ATM Accessibility Standards Set

The Department of Justice instituted new regulations on the accessibility of the input and output controls at the ATM, outlines Member Access Pacific.

Compliance Question of the Week

What is the ADA definition of a service animal?