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Fischer Skis Settles Blind Customer’s Website Access Lawsuit

Sept. 29, 2022, 2:35 PM

Fischer Skis US LLC has settled a lawsuit alleging it fails to make its website accessible to the visually impaired in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The terms of the settlement are confidential, counsel for plaintiff Christopher Walters, Benjamin J. Sweet with Nye, Stirling, Hale & Miller LLP, told Bloomberg Law.

The parties filed their notice of settlement Wednesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of New York.

The court, in August, ruled that the case could go forward, finding the ADA accessibility law isn’t limited to businesses with a physical location.

Although the federal ...