Workplace Word: July 2008 - Is Your Website in Danger of Being Sued for Discrimination?
For years, disabled plaintiffs and their attorneys have filed lawsuits regarding the inadequacy of the physical layout of businesses across the country. In fact, a cottage industry developed where disabled individuals and attorneys inspected business facilities, filed suit, and then demanded quick settlements. Now, a new danger is on the horizon. Disabled plaintiffs and their lawyers are inspecting websites and claiming that they discriminate against the disabled.