During the first six months of 2018, according to a mid-year report from law firm Seyfarth Shaw, more than 5,000 lawsuits were filed in federal court alleging businesses were in violation of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). That number is expected to reach 10,000 by the end of the year, a 30% increase over the prior year. Is it because these businesses are not making their facilities accessible to people with disabilities? Actually, no. In most cases it’s about their websites.
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