Judge dismisses ADA lawsuit filed against a Virginia credit union.

Credit unions have now prevailed in three lawsuits brought against them over the accessibility of their websites, but whether that momentum will stem the rising tide of lawsuits or embolden credit unions in court is still debatable, according to several people in the industry.

More than 100 credit unions in at least 14 states and the District of Columbia have been hit with lawsuits alleging their websites aren’t properly accessible to visually impaired users and violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Judges dismissed two of the cases in recent weeks, and on Monday a judge threw out a third suit, this time filed against Chesapeake, Virginia-based ABNB Federal Credit Union, which has $554 million in assets and about 58,000 members.

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