NAFCU files 7th amicus to support CU in ADA suit

NAFCU on Friday filed its seventh amicus brief in support of credit unions facing litigation over unclear website accessibility requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). NAFCU’s latest filing is the second in a case against Northwest Federal Credit Union (Herndon, Va.).

The case has been dismissed once as the court ruled that the plaintiff in the case is not a member of the credit union and does not clearly fall within the credit union’s field of membership. The plaintiff has filed an amended complaint, but still does not clearly fall in Northwest’s field of membership. Northwest has filed a second motion to dismiss; NAFCU has filed a second amicus to support this new motion.

NAFCU has been active on this issue since last fall and began filing amicus briefs to support credit unions targeted by ADA website accessibility litigation in December; three of the lawsuits in which NAFCU has filed an amicus brief have been dismissed.


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