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Kansas City Partner Recommends Actions Employers Can Take to Avoid “Surf-by” Lawsuits

3.20.19

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act has been interpreted not only to require that businesses’ brick-and-mortar facilities be accessible to people with disabilities, but that their websites also must be accessible to these individuals. Allegations that the websites of businesses failed to comply with the ADA are trending upward, with more than 1,000 related lawsuits filed in 2018.

Writing for Thinking Bigger Business, Kansas City partner Greg Ballew advises businesses to be aware of this development and to make sure their websites meet the ADA’s requirements. Ballew recommends steps companies can take to comply before they’re hit with a “surf-by” lawsuit.

To read the article, visit Thinking Bigger Business.

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