Even sole proprietors providing services and other "single employee" businesses can be sued... during a pandemic despite all of the other issues that small companies are dealing with right now.
Here are two more examples of current litigation:
Which means that accessibility is no longer optional. If your website isn’t already ADA compatible—so people with hearing, movement, sight & cognition disabilities can use it—making it compliant is absolutely critical.
The problem is that achieving 100% compliance can cost upwards of $5,000 to $50,000+ (to manually update a website to meet all ADA standards based on the complexity and time required).
So you're either risking a $75,000 - $150,000 fines plus potential lawsuits that could bankrupt your company...
Or... paying $5,000 - $50,000 to rebuild your entire website so that accessibility software functions properly...
Not exactly great news, huh?