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Speed with which this became true is immediate:

Here is an automated enforcement action against NYU Langone Hospital for ADA violations on their website. It’s just a demand letter, but you can see what’s possible immediately.:


Since 02/02/23, you have failed to pay me for the damages that resulted from your clear violation of federal online accessibility standards and guidelines. I have documented and saved the list of accessibility violations present in your website as of 02/02/23.

Details: Your website does not meet federal accessibility standards and guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (Department of Justice.) Specifically, you have the following violations and errors present in your website.

Issue: Missing Language Setting

Description: You should set the language for your entire website / webpage to improve accessibility and make your page easier to navigate for screen reader users.

Legal Violation: 42 U.S.C. § 12101: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II and Title III for web compliance)

Issue: Missing Accessibility Statement

Description: It seems like you're missing an accessibility statement on your website, which is required in some countries. An accessibility statement is important as it (1) shows users that you care about accessibility and about them (2) provides them with info about the accessibility of your content and (3) demonstrates commitment to accessibility and to social responsibility.

Legal Violation: 42 U.S.C. § 12101: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II and Title III for web compliance)

Owen Muir 02/02/23

3. Demands

This will be your only chance to settle this matter before I file suit against you in Small Claims Court. I am agreeable to a lump sum payment, or to a payment plan. Please contact me within 2 weeks upon receiving this request or I will file a lawsuit against you without further notice. It is in your best interest to settle this matter before a lawsuit is filed. If a judgment is obtained against you, it will negatively affect your ability to get credit, you will be ordered to pay court costs, and you will incur interest at a rate of 10% per annum.

This letter serves as evidence that I have attempted to resolve this matter

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