Class Action Firms Have a New Shakedown: Your Franchise Website is Not Accessible

Class Action Firms Have a New Shakedown: Your Franchise Website is Not Accessible

A plaintiffs’ class action firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has discovered a new shakedown method, and it’s targeting franchisors.  The firm has sent numerous demand letters on behalf of unnamed and unidentified plaintiffs and demanded settlements, which include an award of attorneys’ fees.  The letters primarily demand that the receiver overhaul its website to increase accessibility for the disabled. This demand rests on the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”),

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