Category Archives: Legal

Web Accessibility Suits and Settlements in 2017

End of the year, Time to look at web accessibility suits and settlements in 2017. Few web accessibility suits that are filed in the courts, the settlements that are agreed without law suits are provided below. The refresh of section 508 refresh is a major legal update in 2017. Apart from the links below, there… Continue Reading Web Accessibility Suits and Settlements in 2017

Accessibility Legal and Policy Update

The Education and Out Reach Group of W3C WAI has published an update on the laws and policies governing accessibility and disability through-out the globe. This accessibility legal and policy information is important for accessibility enthusiasts to understand and digest how the world is moving towards inclusive web. I have tried analyzing the phase in… Continue Reading Accessibility Legal and Policy Update

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) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council… Continue Reading Web Accessibility Suits and Settlements in 2016

People with disabilities also have the Right to Live with Dignity; Supreme Court

In February 2012, I have written an article Now it’s the turn of Airlines making my readers aware of the problems faced by passengers with disabilities then. One of the mention in that article was the SpiceJet probes offloading of disabled woman. Jeeja Ghosh has reached supreme court taking the matter serious. The supreme court… Continue Reading People with disabilities also have the Right to Live with Dignity; Supreme Court

Web Accessibility Suits and Settlements in 2015

It has been a year since I wrote a similar article Web Accessibility Sues and Settlements in 2014 and it is the end of 2015, time to help my readers look at some suits and settlements in 2015. Before I take you to the recent suits, let me walk you through some of the accessibility… Continue Reading Web Accessibility Suits and Settlements in 2015

The Accessibility for Manitobans Act

In 2015, the Government of Manitoba introduced the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service, the first standard in The Accessibility Act for Manitobans. Accessibility standards are the building blocks of the act. They will be introduced gradually to create understanding and to allow for planning among affected organizations. The standard applies to public, private and non-profit… Continue Reading The Accessibility for Manitobans Act

Web Accessibility Sues and Settlements in 2014

Web Accessibility is gaining popularity in the digital market. Slowly businesses are identifying the untapped spending potential of people with disabilities. On the other hand people with disabilities began demanding for their basic rights without discriminating from their fellow citizens. Disability Discrimination Act of 1992 (Australia), Equality Act of 2010 (United Kingdom) and The Americans… Continue Reading Web Accessibility Sues and Settlements in 2014