ADA lawsuit costs are WAY more than just the settlement

When performing accessibility risk assessment, there are many costs you must include in your calculations in addition to plaintiff payouts

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Reputation / Brand Harm

Defendant’s legal costs

Plaintiff’s Legal Costs

Expert Costs

Mediation / Arbitration Costs

Accessibility Opportunity Costs

Engineering Opportunity Costs

Post-Settlement Mandated Costs

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Physical access complaints can lead to orders to remediate websites


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