The Benefits of Accessible Bank Website Design for Visually Impaired Users

More than 7.5 million Americans had a vision disability in 2018. The Bureau’s Americans with Disabilities Report found that the visually impaired had a median income of $35,167 in 2014. Americans with disabilities have more than $200 billion in discretionary spending, according to the National Organization on Disability. With these statistics in mind, your bank website needs to be ADA compliant. In addition to avoiding an ADA lawsuit, being accessible to visually impaired customers is good public relations, boosts your SEO, and increases your customer base.

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3 Website Fixes for Your Bank to Avoid an ADA Lawsuit

The statistics for 2019 are still being tallied, but law firm Seyfarth Shaw predicts that at least 20 percent of  ADA Title III lawsuits last year involved inaccessible websites and mobile apps. Although the rate of filings slowed down during the last quarter of the year, the total number of lawsuits was on track for surpassing the more than 10,000 […]

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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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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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