An Illinois District Court judge has added to the growing number of dismissed lawsuits alleging various credit unions’ websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, and a Georgia District Court judge has thrown out some — but not all — of another lawsuit making similar claims.

According to court documents in the two most recent cases, a U.S. District Court judge for the Northern District of Illinois threw out a lawsuit against Aurora, Ill.-based Aurora Policemen Credit Union on August 7, finding that because the plaintiff was ineligible to join the credit union, he had no standing or injury in the dispute.

“All the information on the credit union’s website is only useful for people who can become members of the credit union,” the judge wrote.

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