The number of lawsuits nationwide nearly tripled in 2018. Is it an overdue move for the rights of the disabled or a way for lawyers to make a quick buck?

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  • News10NBC investigates: ADA lawsuits top 2,338 in New York; target malls, colleges, wineries and art galleries
    We're starting to see more lawsuits against colleges, wineries and art galleries saying their websites violate the ADA by discriminating against people who are deaf or blind. One New York City law ...
    05/1/2019 - 7:14 am | View Link
  • Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use
    On Dec. 13, a blind Manhattan resident named Henry Tucker filed federal lawsuits against 10 art galleries, saying their websites were not accessible to people who could not see. The galleries’ names ...
    02/19/2019 - 4:04 pm | View Link
  • New York Galleries Sued for Alleged Violations of Americans with Disabilities Act
    More than seventy-five New York galleries are facing lawsuits over the accessibility of their websites, Eileen Kinsella of Artnet reports. The wave of recent complaints targeting the art world, ...
    01/30/2019 - 8:41 am | View Link
  • Dozens of New York City galleries are being sued for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    In a series of lawsuits filed in recent weeks, a legally blind Brooklynite is accusing dozens of New York City-based art, antiquities, and rare book dealers of violating the Americans with ...
    01/29/2019 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • More Than 75 New York Galleries Are Slammed With Lawsuits for Allegedly Violating the Americans With Disabilities Act
    Like the lawsuits targeting other businesses, the claims against galleries tend to identify websites that lack special code that ... businesses and nonprofit institutions of all sizes can be sued ...
    01/29/2019 - 6:57 am | View Link
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    Home / NYT / The New York times / Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use. Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use February 18, 2019 NYT, The New York times. By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS from NYT Arts https://nyti.ms/2Ncx71R
    05/18/2019 - 10:57 am | View Website
  • Galleries sued over ADA non-compliant websites the blind ...
    Galleries sued over ADA non-compliant websites the blind can’t use Via the New York Times : On Dec. 13, a blind Manhattan resident named Henry Tucker filed federal lawsuits against 10 art galleries, saying their websites were not accessible to people who could not see.
    05/16/2019 - 12:15 am | View Website
  • Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t ...
    The cost to fix an existing website can vary enormously. Lisa Spellman, the owner and director of the 303 Gallery in Chelsea, said it would cost her $3,000 to $4,000. Philippe Alexandre, the president of the Alexandre Gallery in Midtown, said he paid a consultant $150 to install an audio component to his site.
    05/12/2019 - 1:31 am | View Website
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    Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use. 18-02, 2019 tb-kort 0. NYT: Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)
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  • Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t ...
    Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use. 2019-02-27; The New York Times; For decades, lawyers for the disabled have used the Americans With Disabilities Act to force businesses to make their spaces more physically accessible, by adding ramps, widening doorways or lowering countertops.
    05/4/2019 - 6:20 am | View Website
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