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Websites are the next frontier of ADA compliance

Since 1990, Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has required places of public accommodation to meet certain standards for accessibility by persons with disabilities. The traditional definition of “places of public accommodation” – stores, schools, offices, etc. – has largely remained unchanged since the ADA’s enactment. However, ... Read More

The ADA Shakedown Racket

If you think you’ve got a stressful life, be glad you’re not Warren Lloyd. As the Philadelphia Inquirer reported in August, Lloyd has sued Casey’s Restaurant and Saloon in the Philly suburb of Drexel Hill under the Americans with Disabilities Act, complaining of the dire emotional distress he suffered when he discovered ... Read More

Justice Department Sues Harris County, TX under Title II of the ADA for Inaccessible Polling Places

The Justice Department, along with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas, filed a lawsuit yesterday in the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division against Harris County, Texas. The lawsuit, filed under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act ... Read More