Ugg Boot Maker's Websites Inaccessible To Blind, Suit Says
Law360, New York (February 16, 2016, 6:48 PM EST) -- California footwear company Deckers Outdoor Corp., which owns the popular Ugg boot brand, was hit with a suit in Pennsylvania federal court Friday by two blind consumers claiming the company's websites are inaccessible to the blind and visually impaired, a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Michelle Sipe and Jill Gross of Pennsylvania said in their complaint that they've attempted to shop on various Deckers-owned sites, including those for Ugg Australia, Sanuk and Teva sandals and Hoka One One running shoes, but have been faced with "digital barriers" related to technology needed related to their disability.
Specifically, the women said...
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