Lawsuit filed against WWE for allegedly denying equal access to the WWE Shop website
WWE was recently served a lawsuit for allegedly denying equal access to the WWE Shop website.
Josue Romero filed a lawsuit on October 6 in the Southern District of New York and alleged that WWE has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act with their merchandise website. The filing notes that, “Romero is a visually-impaired and legally blind person who requires screen-reading software to read website content using his computer.”
The lawsuit alleges that the shop.wwe.com website “is not equally accessible to blind and visually-impaired consumers,” and is in violation of the ADA. Romero is asking WWE to change their corporate policies and procedures to ensure the website will become available to blind and visually-impaired consumers.
Romero is seeking a jury trial, and is also asking to have his legal costs covered.