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A ‘Tsunami’ of Website Accessibility Cases Means Compliance Challenges for Companies, Corporate Counsel

February 22, 2018

In an interview with Corporate Counsel, Anne Marie Estevez, head of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius’ ADA public accommodation and accessibility litigation and counseling practice, said she’s seen a “tsunami of cases” filed in recent years related to website accessibility, but there isn’t a lot of guidance for businesses on how to properly set up their websites.

“There are no laws currently on the books at a state or federal level for privately owned companies to have their websites coded or set up in a particular way,” Estevez said in the article. “In other words, [there are] no state laws or federal guidelines that are required for websites in terms of accessibility.”

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