A proposed settlement has been reached that would resolve the class action lawsuit Giannaros v. Poly-Wood, No. 1:21-cv-10351 (D. Mass.). The lawsuit alleges that Poly-Wood violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101, et seq. by failing to take the necessary steps to ensure its Websites do not discriminate against blind or visually disabled consumers who use screen reader auxiliary aids to access digital content. Poly-Wood denies the allegations. Under the settlement, Poly-Wood agrees to take additional steps to make its websites, mobile apps, and any new website or mobile app it develops or acquires Accessible to screen reader users. For a more complete summary of the terms of the proposed settlement, please review the complete notice, a link to which is provided below.
Amended deadline to object: October 9, 2022
Fairness Hearing: October 27, 2022.