We serve as a helpful resource to increase your website’s compliance with WCAG 2.1 , ATAG 2.0 , ADA ,& Section 508requirements.
Web accessibility can seem very challenging if you do not know where to start.
With our knowledge, we are able to instantly strengthen any weak spots that might cause issues. We are proud to say hundreds of pages are more accessible today thanks to our service.
One-in-five users require accommodations to use your site. Roll out the welcome mat while protecting their civil rights.
Fostering a more accessible digital space is just the beginning. In the United States* alone your site may be inaccessible to:
Avoid Legal Exposure
Failure to comply with Section 508 of the Department of Justice’s ADA (American with Disabilities Act) Standards for Accessible Design could expose your company to hefty fines, the risk of expensive criminal and civil litigation as well as a reputation for being unfriendly to the disabled.
Websites who do not meet WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility standards can be fined up to $50,000 for a first violation and $100,000 for a second, and even more for compensation of damages.
The Floodgates Have Opened
Hundreds of Lawsuits. Thousands of Demand Letters.
Sued for failure to provide descriptive alt text on images for product images appearing on their e-commerce store
Sued for failure to provide an accessible website, mobile application and accessible online trading platform for customers who are blind.
• H&R Block
Sued for failure to provide accessible web content for their online tax preparation tool, website, and mobile application
• NetFlix.com, Hulu.com, Amazon.com, MIT and Harvard University
Sued for failure to provide closed captioning on streaming web videos, archived video content and pre-recorded course material
Sued for failure to provide accessibility of apps for mobile devices based on WCAG 2.1 Level AA for its iPhone and iPad apps.
Sued for failure to provide accessibility of its online grocery delivery website.
• Carnival Cruises
Sued for failure to provide accessible web experiences for their Carnival Cruises, Princess and HollandAmerica websites
• Weight Watchers
Sued for failure to provide its online and mobile application content and print material in accessible formats for persons with visual impairments
Patagonia, Ace Hardware, Aeropostale, Bed Bath & Beyond, PeaPod, Estee Lauder, JC Penny, Home Depot as well as the Kardashian’s ShopDashOnline.com are the most recent companies sued by blind plaintiffs, alleging that the retailers’ websites are not accessible to the blind as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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