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How Accessibility Lawsuits are Driving Better Web Design

The rise in ADA litigation and what it means for today’s web designs


Jason Taylor
Chief Innovation Strategist, UsableNet

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Recorded March 2020

60 minutes


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With more than 1 billion companies conducting business online today, ADA Website lawsuits have reached a rate of one lawsuit per hour, and that number is likely to continue to rise. Jason Taylor, an expert with 20 years of experience in accessibility shares findings about what companies can learn from these lawsuits, reviewing data from claim letters and ADA website lawsuits over the past several years.

You will learn:

  • how these lawsuits have led to overall improvements in accessibility and web usability,
  • best practices and resources available to improve accessibility, and
  • how to integrate a disabilities committee into your design and research practice.

Topics Covered

  • Defining accessibility versus usability
  • Top trends from more than 4,000 web accessibility lawsuits filed in 2018 and 2019
    • Types of companies and industries that receive more ADA website lawsuits
    • Why some industries receive more lawsuits than others
    • Typical remedy requests for ADA Website lawsuit claims
  • How to mitigate your risk of receiving a lawsuit
    • How to engage and integrate user testing with a disabilities committee 
    • Practical takeaways to implement now, no matter where you are in your digital accessibility journey

60 minute talk

How Accessibility Lawsuits are Driving Better Web Design

60 minute online seminar