Website Accessibility

The US Census found that, in 2010, 56.7 million – or 19 percent of the population – had a disability (US Census Bureau). That is a significant group that needs additional accommodations to use your business’ website in order to purchase your products or services. Making your website disability-friendly can expand your customer base and mitigate the possibility of expensive litigation. Website accessibility is a legitimate legal issue and the lack thereof could have consequences for businesses large and small. Eleventh Circuit Decision In a recent decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, websites must make the same accommodations for …