Is Your Bank Website Endangered by ADA?

In an earlier blog, we told you about three Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits that could affect your bank website in the future. International law firm Seyfarth Shaw projects a total of 2,408 ADA website accessibility lawsuits will be filed by the end of 2019, a 7% increase compared to 2018. In fact, in the first half of 2019, […]

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3 Scary ADA Lawsuits that Might Affect Your Bank in the Future

As more customers conduct business online, the number of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III lawsuits has increased against companies with inaccessible websites. According to international law firm Seyfarth Shaw, 2,258 ADA compliance website claims were filed in federal court in 2018, an increase of 177% from 2017. At least 133 of these lawsuits involved a bank or credit […]

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Why Is ADA Compliance for Banks Critical?

With the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 and the update to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in 2018, web accessibility should be at the forefront of every business, including financial institutions. Both the American Bankers Association (ABA)  and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) have stressed the importance of ADA […]

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What is ADA Compliance?

If you’re in the business world, either as an individual or a company, you’ve probably heard of ADA compliance. What do you know about it and how might it affect you? How can you implement ADA principles to avoid problematic situations? If you’re trying to figure it out, you’re at the right place. Table of Contents What is the ADA? […]

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