I’m writing to you regarding the recent rise in web accessibility lawsuits.
Today, by the power of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), every business website has to be accessible to people with disabilities. The Law prohibits discrimination based on disability by places of “public accommodation”, meaning websites or brick-and-mortar facilities.
People with disabilities, specifically those who are blind or visually impaired, have been filing lawsuits against businesses over website accessibility issues, and many of them were winning.
From 2017 to 2018, the number of federal website accessibility lawsuits nearly tripled, from 814 to 2258, according to the law firm Seyfarth Shaw, which states that this figure is on track to be slightly higher this year.
Owing to this alarming shift, over the past few weeks my team has been searching for different solutions. Until now the alternative solutions involved hiring a company or a web
accessibility expert that would manually change the website’s code or install a web accessibility plugin. However, we were not satisfied with either of those solutions because they are expensive, slow, and ineffective in the long run (manual) or they cannot achieve full compliance (plugins can reach approximately only 20% of the WCAG 2.1 recommendations).
Recently we found an automatic, simple, and affordable solution --- an Artificial Intelligence (AI) automatic system that
can achieve full ADA compliance within 48 hours. The company that developed the system is accessiBe.
After reviewing their system and testing it on our own website, we decided to offer the same solution to all of our clients and subscribers to our newsletter. The yearly retail service price is $490 per domain but we are offering it to all clients and newsletter subscribers for $50 off plus installation.
For your convenience, you can learn about accessiBe’s AI solution and a more in-depth explanation of the system’s technology, main features, costs and it how works on your website. I believe this can solve the accessibility issue relating to your website in a fast, affordable and effective way.