COVID-19 Causing a Surge in E-Commerce—Is Your Website Accessible?

By on June 10, 2020

Stay-at-home orders and business closures during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have led to a sharp increase in online shopping. While e-commerce has helped businesses stay afloat during this challenging economic time, there has also been a spike in litigation alleging that certain websites are not accessible to individuals with disabilities. In an article for Bloomberg LawJeremy WhiteMatthew Cin and Brian Long review the legal landscape governing accessibility of websites – including specific rules that apply to the healthcare industry, and explore best practices for companies to mitigate their risk of facing a website accessibility lawsuit.

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