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Re: Law?

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 11:07:42 -0500
Cc: Ryan Jean <ryanj@disnetwork.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <CBCD8F40-0FE0-4F02-88F3-D95C8708ABA3@trace.wisc.edu>
To: Colin Lieberman <colinl@yahoo-inc.com>
a great web site to go to regarding negotiated settlements is    http://lflegal.com

Gregg Vanderheiden Ph.D.
Director Trace R&D Center
Professor Industrial & Systems Engineering
and Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

On Apr 13, 2009, at 10:17 AM, Colin Lieberman wrote:

> I am not a lawyer. Your question is best answered by a qualified,  
> experienced attorney.
> However, in the US, the accepted best practice is to first try to  
> resolve any dispute without involving the courts (avoiding what are  
> called "drive-by lawsuits"). Usually with the assistance of an  
> attorney, the affected party (a user who is unable to use the  
> website) contacts the company in question, and tries to resolve the  
> issue through discussion.
> Lawsuits are only filed when that process breaks down.
> Ryan Jean wrote:
>> How does one know when to file a complaint or lawsuit against a  
>> website for not being web accessible? I mean I wouldn’t think one  
>> would file a lawsuit against a website that was just made by an  
>> individual for fun, but against a big name company website yes. So,  
>> where is the line in this?
>> Sincerely,
>> Ryan Jean
>> Assistant IT Specialist
>> The Disability Network
>> Flint, MI
Received on Monday, 13 April 2009 16:08:35 UTC

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