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Lexology recently released an article stating that he Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided that company websites may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) if they are inaccessible to consumers with visual, auditory, or other disabilities and recognized that the WCAG “have been widely adopted, including by federal agencies, which conform their public-facing, electronic content to WCAG 2.0 level A and level AA Success Criteria.”

The Ninth Circuit did not rule that failure to comply with the WCAG violates the ADA, but did hold that “the district court can order compliance with WCAG 2.0 as an equitable remedy if, after discovery, the website and app fail to satisfy the ADA.”

Read more about this recent case related to web access at this link: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=8bc8b1d5-fe3a-400d-9eae-493dcdc33915

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