KDV Noted as Leading Defense Law Firm in Americans with Disabilities Act Website Claims
Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck was noted in UseableNet’s year-end report as a Leading ADA Law Firm in their Top Ten list of defense attorneys that argue for employers in WCAG 2.1 claims! Reviewing the nation’s 4,000 such law suits last year, UseableNet conducted one year of research for their 2021 report, regarding Americans with Disability Act (ADA) digital accessibility claims, across the U.S.
According to the report, more than 1,000 different lawyers from hundreds of law firms work in defense on active ADA-based lawsuits. The report goes on to indicate that there were some 4,000 ADA-based cases in 2021, up 15% over 2020, where the subject of the claim was either a website, mobile app, or video content. Websites were the primary target of digital accessibility. Interestingly, 34% of companies who were sued for perceived mobile app in accessibility ADA claim, had been previously sued for website inaccessibility. Cases counted include those filed in federal court and those filed in state courts such as California under the Unruh Act with a direct reference to violation of the ADA.
If your small or large business needs legal advice or assistance to ensure all your online properties are following the latest ADA laws, KDV labor and employment defense attorneys are here to help.