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Jeffrey M. Goldman, a partner with Pepper Hamilton, was quoted in the Daily Journal article, "Business Left with Little Guidance on Access to Online Sites."
Pepper Hamilton LLP partner Jeffrey M. Goldman was among those who said the steady flow of demand letters and litigation under the disabilities act against business small and large will continue until the proper authority brings clarity to the issue.
"Any time there is a gray area concerning how a company can comply with the law that vagueness can give rise to demand letters and litigation," Goldman said.
"With respect to claims involving non-government websites and the ADA, demand letters and lawsuits from the plaintiffs' bar will likely continue," Goldman said, "until there is: (a) definitive guidance from the DOJ and time for private companies to conform to that guidance; or (b) a clearer road map as to how to achieve compliance with the ADA – both here and across the nation – in the form of case law, a statute, or some other dispositive authority."