Luggage Seller Must Fix Website After Blind Man's ADA Suit

Law360, London (March 26, 2016, 1:40 AM GMT) -- A California judge has ruled that Colorado-based luggage retailer Colorado Bag’N Baggage violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to make its website accessible to a blind shopper, in what an attorney said was the first time a court ruled that the ADA applied to commercial websites.

In a ruling on plaintiff Edward Davis’ motion for summary judgment issued on Monday, San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge Bryan Foster ruled that Davis had proved beyond any issue of triable fact that Bag’N Baggage, officially BMI/BND Travelware, had violated the ADA and California’s Unruh Act by failing to make its commercial...

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