January 2023 ADA Website Lawsuits Recap
- 318 ADA website lawsuits were filed in January 2023
- New York saw the filing of 172 lawsuits followed by California with 65 lawsuits.
- 42 lawsuits were filed by Mizrahi Kroub LLP followed by 36 lawsuits by Stein Saks, PLLC.
- 64 web accessibility lawsuits were filed against Restaurants, food, and beverage websites.
- 80 website ADA lawsuits were filed against websites using WordPress.
- 28% of ADA lawsuits were filed against websites that had an accessibility widget installed on them.
Total Federal and State Court ADA Website Lawsuit Numbers for January 2023:
Plaintiff Attorneys Filing the Most ADA Website Lawsuits
Mizrahi Kroub LLP
Stein Saks, PLLC
Mars Khaimov Law, PLLC
Pacific Trial Attorneys, APC
Manning Law, APC
East End Trial Group LLC
Shaked Law Group, P.C
Gottlieb & Associates
J. Courtney Cunningham, PLLC
Top 10 ADA Website plaintiffs for the month of January 2023
|Plaintiff Name||Firm Name||Number|
|Daniel Rodriguez||Stein Saks, PLLC||21|
|Blair Douglass||East End Trial Group LLC||19|
|Daniel Lugo||Lee D. Sarkin||15|
|Anthony Hammond Murphy||Lawrence H. Fisher, LawFirst||12|
|Raymond T. Mahlberg||Acacia Barros, P.A.||11|
|Linda Slade||Shaked Law Group, P.C||10|
|Bryan Velazquez||Stein Saks, PLLC||10|
|Andrew Toro||Mars Khaimov Law, PLLC||9|
|Dominick Martin||Pacific Trial Attorneys, APC||9|
|Drew Hunthausen||Pacific Trial Attorneys, APC||9|
Top 10 industries affected by website accessibility lawsuits
|Restaurant, Food, Drinks & Beverages||64|
|Lifestyle, Fashion & Apparel||56|
|Health, Fitness and Medical Products||38|
|Travel, Hotel & Hospitality||29|
|Furniture, Lighting & Home Decor||29|
|Toys, Games, Gifts & Flower Shops||19|
|Educational, Books, Magazines & Kids Accessories||17|
|Skin & Body Care||9|
|Retail and Consumer Goods||8|
Top 5 Web Platforms
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