Seyfarth Synopsis: Two New York federal judges recently said that the ADA covers websites (even those not connected to a physical place) and one held that working on improving the accessibility of one’s website does not make the ADA claim moot.

The number of district court judges siding with plaintiffs in website accessibility cases is increasing. On June 13, a
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By Eden Anderson

The only remedies available under Title III of the ADA are injunctive relief and attorneys’ fees and costs.  Consequently, a defendant who undertakes remedial efforts mid-stream in litigation to eliminate ADA violations can render the plaintiff’s ADA claim moot.  The defendant in Sandi Rush v. Islands Restaurants, LP, Southern District of California Case No. 3:11-cv-01312-LAB-DHB did
Continue Reading ADA Plaintiff’s Efforts to Block Barrier Removal During Lawsuit Deemed “Frivolous on Many Levels”