Pacific Trial Attorneys Targets Bloggers: California Unruh Act

Just days before the 2021 New Year, I spoke with someone who had received a very brief demand letter from Pacific Trial Attorneys. In 2020, I received several emails from people who had also received a demand letter from Pacific Trial Attorneys.  The claim being that their website discriminates against persons with disabilities. Plaintiffs Scott […]

How to Write an Accessibility Statement

An accessibility statement is a public-facing document that states your commitment to digital accessibility and inclusion and provides the status on the accessibility of your website, app, content, etc. Because the Department of Justice (DOJ) has mandated accessibility statements in settlements, it is a best practice for ADA compliance to post a conspicuous accessibility statement. […]

VPAT® Guide

VPAT® stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template. A VPAT is a document that helps procurement agents quickly assess your digital product’s accessibility. VPATs are issued for a wide range of digital products including web products, desktop applications, software, and hardware. What is it? A VPAT is a template that, when completed, provides an overview of […]

The ADA Checklist: 2021 Compliance Guidelines for Website Accessibility

To avoid an ADA website compliance demand letter or lawsuit, here are the top three best practices for 2021: Have your website or app manually audited using WCAG 2.0 AA or 2.1 AA standards Remediate or fix your website to address the issues found in your audit Create and publish an accessibility statement that states […]

Canon Law ADA Website Demand Letters – Kousha Berokim

Kousha Berokim, Esq. of Canon Law has been very active in sending demand letters with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Unruh Civil Rights Act claims alleging website inaccessibility. I’ve been in contact with multiple recipients of 2021 demand letters.  The plaintiff listed in the demand letter is Xandra Krahe and the letter includes a […]