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Average ADA Lawsuit Settlement Cost

Barnes, Ken. “The ADA Lawsuit Contagion Sweeping U.S. States.” Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 22 Dec. 2016, www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2016/12/22/the-ada-lawsuit-contagion-sweeping-u-s-states/#38318e8a34ee.

Serial Plaintiffs: The Abuse of ADA Title III. Serial Plaintiffs: The Abuse of ADA Title III, Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York, 2018, lrany.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/ADA-STUDY-FINAL-3-13-2018.pdf.

Where in the ADA does it say websites are places of public accommodation and, as such, must remove “barriers to access?”

“Project Civic Access Toolkit, Chapter 5: Website Accessibility Under Title II of the ADA.” ADA Requirements: Service Animals, 2007, www.ada.gov/pcatoolkit/chap5toolkit.htm.

Davidson, Shepard. “Is Your Website ADA Compliant and Should It Be?” The Legal Intelligencer, 18 Sept. 2018, www.law.com/corpcounsel/2018/09/18/is-your-website-ada-compliant-and-should-it-be/.

“ADA Title III Technical Assistance Manual.” ADA Requirements: Service Animals, www.ada.gov/taman3.html.

Vu, Minh, et al. “Website Accessibility.” ADA Title III, 2019, www.adatitleiii.com/tag/website-accessibility/.

Mishkin, Douglas B., and Karel Mazanec. “Does Your Company Website Comply with Title III of the ADA?” The Impact of Fake News: Economy - Part 2 - Lexology, Lexology, 19 Jan. 2018, www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=80539292-5912-46fc-9be4-20c2b5858432.

2019 Web Accessibility lawsuits are expected to sky rocket

Launey, Kristina, and Minh Vu. “Ninth Circuit Allow the Robles v. Domino's Website and Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit to Move Forward.” ADA Title III, Seyfarth Shaw, 17 Jan. 2019, www.adatitleiii.com/2019/01/ninth-circuit-allow-the-robles-v-dominos-website-and-mobile-app-accessibility-lawsuit-to-move-forward/.

Papka, Craig, and Robert Simandl. “Trend of Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Company Websites Discriminate Against Disabled Individuals Expected to Continue in 2019.” The National Law Review, National Law Review, 2019, www.natlawreview.com/article/trend-class-action-lawsuits-alleging-company-websites-discriminate-against-disabled.

Vu, Minh, et al. “Number Of Federal Website Accessibility Lawsuits Nearly Triple, Exceeding 2250 In 2018.” ADA Title III, Seyfarth Shaw, 5 Feb. 2019, www.adatitleiii.com/2019/01/number-of-federal-website-accessibility-lawsuits-nearly-triple-exceeding-2250-in-2018/.

The disabled community collectively represents a market value of $544 billion annually in the US alone.

American Institute for Research. A Hidden Market: The Purchasing Power of Working-Age Adults With Disabilities. A Hidden Market: The Purchasing Power of Working-Age Adults With Disabilities, American Institute for Research, 2018.