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Reduction of Legal Risk as Web Accessibility Business Case – Karl Groves

In this post, I’d like to discuss risk. Specifically, I’d like to focus on list of litigation, primarily because although I have previously outlined a number of factors that fall under the umbrella of “risk”, it is legal risk that most people tend to gravitate toward when discussing accessibility. This is especially true in the United States, which is where the overwhelming majority of web accessibility-related litigation has been seen. In short, the argument goes, if your site is inaccessible you can get sued and lose a bunch of money.

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The Legal Ramifications of Inaccessible Websites

The Internet has dramatically changed the way businesses operate and engage in commerce.

Today, businesses routinely make much more information about their products and services available to the public and potential consumers by posting it on their websites. As a result, many people can easily access this information seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Yet, millions of people with print disabilities still cannot enjoy the benefits of many of these websites because they are inaccessible to them.

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