Americans with Disabilities Act

Last month, Reebok was hit with a proposed class action alleging that the company’s website violates the Americans with Disabilities Act because it is not accessible to the blind. The plaintiffs argue that Reebok.com contains “thousands of access barriers” that make it difficult —if not impossible — for blind customers to use the site. Because

The DOJ recently announced a settlement to remedy allegations that the website, www.peapod.com, and corresponding mobile app are inaccessible to those with disabilities in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  Consumers use the Peapod website and app for online grocery shopping and delivery services.  Peapod does not have any physical

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