Pursuit of Respect Claims/Demands

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) website accessibility claims continue to be filed across the nation and waves of demand letters alleging a business’ website is inaccessible in violation of the ADA continue to be sent to a wide range of businesses, including brokerages. Unfortunately, there is conflict among federal circuit courts as to the application of the ADA to websites which makes “compliance” difficult for businesses. That being said, the Department of Justice has recently laid out guidelines for website accessibility compliance which can be found here. Further, your Missouri REALTORS® Risk Management department would like to provide you with some risk management tips to help you navigate this difficult area of the law:

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