Web Accessibility Suits and Settlements in 2016

It is almost at the end of year 2016. It is the time to look at the legal updates. The web accessibility suits that are filed in the courts, the settlements that are agreed without law suits and new laws that came into force.

DIRECTIVE (EU) 2016/2102External Website of the European Parliament and of the Council is the major update in the world. India just passed Right to persons with disabilities bill(PDF)External Website in Rajya SabhaExternal Website on 14th December and was tabled in Lok SabhaExternal Website yesterday. The historic day can be today i.e. December 16, 2016.

The other major update on the legal front is the launch of the book “STRUCTURED NEGOTIATION: A WINNING ALTERNATIVE TO LAWSUITS”External Website by LAINEY FEINGOLD. LAINEY FEINGOLD is instrumental in convincing many large organizations towards an agreement to make accessible products without legal suits. The book can be purchased from the American Bar AssociationExternal Website. Use coupon code LFLEGAL10 to receive 10% off the purchase price.

Below are few legal suits and settlements in 2016

Note that all the below links target to external websites.

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