October 07, 2019

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

By Mark Robinson
Insurance Journal

There’s trouble facing businesses nationwide, including those in the insurance space, coming in the form of lawsuits on behalf of visually impaired individuals against the owners and operators of websites not optimized for screen-reader technology.

No industry seems to be immune from the wave of complaints and demand letters from plaintiffs’ attorneys claiming violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal law requiring that public places – this includes hotels, restaurants, shops and, yes, insurance-related establishments – be accessible to people with disabilities.

Mark B. Robinson

Co-Founding Partner
Regulatory & Administrative Law
Banking & Financial Services, Insurance