- Name: Brittney Mejico
- Filing date: March 24, 2021
- State of filing: California
- Name: KNOWBE4 INC.
- Website: www.knowbe4.com
- Industry: Internet Software and Services
- Summary: KnowBe4 is an internet security corporation providing software, services, and consultation in security and governnace.
On March 24, 2021, Brittney Mejico filed a Complaint in California State court against KNOWBE4 INC.. Plaintiff Brittney Mejico alleges that www.knowbe4.com is not accessible per the WCAG 2.0 accessibility standard(s).
Plaintiff alleges issues in its Complaint including the following:
- Empty headings, which present a problem because a heading contains no content. Keyboard and
screen reader users often navigate by heading elements. An empty heading will present no information
and may introduce confusion;
- Empty links which present a problem because a link contains no text. If a link contains no text, the function or purpose of the link will not be presented to the user.
This can introduce confusion for keyboard and screen reader users; and Redundant Links where adjacent links go to the same URL address which results in additional
navigation and repetition for keyboard and screen reader users.
- Redundant Links where
adjacent links go to the same URL address which results in additional navigation and repetition for
keyboard and screen reader users
Plaintiff asserts the following cause(s) of action in its Complaint:
Violations of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Civil Code § 51 et seq.
Plaintiff seeks the following relief by way of its Complaint:
- For a judgment that Defendant violated Plaintiff’s rights under the Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Civil Code § 51 et seq.
- For a preliminary and permanent injunction requiring Defendant to take the steps necessary to make the Websites readily accessible to and usable by visually-impaired individuals, but Plaintiff hereby expressly limit the injunctive relief to require the Defendant expend no more than $20,000 as the cost of injunctive relief;
- An award of statutory minimum damages of $4,000 per violation pursuant to section 52(a) of the California Civil Code, however, Plaintiff expressly limit the total amount of recovery, including statutory damages, attorneys’ fees and costs, and cost of injunctive relief not to exceed $74,999;
- For attorneys’ fees and expenses pursuant to all applicable laws including, without limitation, California Civil Code § 52(a); however, Plaintiff expressly limits the total amount of recovery, including statutory damages, attorneys’ fees and costs, and cost of injunctive relief not t exceed $74,999;
- For pre-judgment interest to the extent permitted by law;
- For costs of suit; and
- For such other and further relief as the Court Deems just and proper.