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California Last State to Join Multistate Settlement of Western Union Fraud Schemes

Last week, California became the 50th state to join the multistate settlement with Western Union over its alleged complicity in fraud-induced wire transfers.  This followed Western Union’s $5 million agreement with 49 state and the District of Columbia for costs and fees in January, not to mention a whopping $586 million in settlement agreements with the … Continue Reading

Plaintiffs Will Continue to Drive Website Accessibility as DOJ Delays Rulemaking

ADA KeyboardSince July 2010, the DOJ has sought to issue a proposed rulemaking addressing the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) to private retailers offering goods and services to the public online.  The rulemaking has been delayed several times, and was most recently scheduled for a Spring 2016 publication. However, on November 19, 2015, … Continue Reading

Will Your Website Soon Be Required to be ADA-Accessible?

The Department of Justice will soon address the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) to private retailers offering goods and services to the public online.  The ADA generally prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities.  This applies to private sales or rental establishments under Title … Continue Reading
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