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Predatory Lawsuits only hurt ADA Compliance

It’s been 27 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act became law; businesses should be in compliance with rules that ensure disabled individuals can access buildings, restrooms and services. But we are dismayed that those businesses not in compliance, however slightly, are being sued without notice or chance to first ... Read More

Arizona Attorney General Sued for Not Enforcing the ADA

Members of AID Take Brnovich to Court for Turning a Blind Eye to Over 9,000 Documented ADA Violations MESA, ARIZONA, MARICOPA, December 9, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ — Members of Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities – Foundation (“AID”), filed a lawsuit known as a writ of mandamus, against the Arizona State Attorney ... Read More

Does Your Small Business Need to be ADA Compliant?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires businesses to make “reasonable accommodations” for people with qualified disabilities, but only if those businesses fit certain guidelines. Some portions of the Americans with Disabilities Act contain an exemption for businesses that employ fewer than 15 people, for example, while other provisions apply to companies ... Read More

60 Minutes Goes Prime Time with ADA Drive By Lawsuits

In case you missed it, on December 4, 2016, the popular news program 60 Minutes aired a story on the alarming growing number of ADA drive-by lawsuits filed against businesses.  A transcript of the story is provided here. Title III of the ADA requires places of public accommodation, such as restaurants, banks, movie theaters and just ... Read More
GUEST EDITORIAL: Lawsuits by AID group create a ‘real dilemma’ for the disability community

GUEST EDITORIAL: Lawsuits by AID group create a ‘real dilemma’ for the disability community

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AZ Court of Appeals rejects ‘judge shopping’ request from controversial group filing ADA lawsuits

PHOENIX – The Arizona Court of Appeals denied a “judge shopping” request filed by a so-called advocacy group that’s flooded the Phoenix area with disability-access lawsuits. Presiding Judge Kent E. Cattani issued the ruling Wednesday. FULL COVERAGE: “CASH FOR COMPLIANCE?” Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID) filed a special action ... Read More

Drive-By ADA Lawsuits: Are You Ready?

Great article to checkout regarding ADA law suit drive-bys. Over the past several years, hoteliers, retailers and restaurant owners across the country have been slapped with thousands of private lawsuits for failing to meet the precise guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Often these lawsuits are brought by individuals who are not patrons ... Read More

ADA Title III lawsuit numbers hold steady for first half of 2015

ADA lawsuits are holding strong with there numbers increasing in each of the past years. There was already a large increase of 60% as stated in the article below from 2013 to 2014. 2015 to even possibly 2016 seem to be on the way to increase yet again with title lll lawsuits. What do you believe ... Read More

DOJ Agreement Ensures Access for Persons with Disabilities in Galveston County, Texas

Its a big step for ADA compliance. The settlement states Galveston County, Texas will have to improve their ADA compliance now too. We are seeing more and more of these cities come under review like this and lose. Read on to find out more about yet another big win for ADA. The Justice Department today announced a Project ... Read More

Warned but Not Forgotten, Tacopocalypse Sued for ADA Violations

This is one example of a case where not biting the hand that feeds isn’t true. After being warned numerous times and claiming to eventually fix their ADA issues but not following through, the popular food paradise Tacopocalypse was finally sued friday. Read on to find out how it could have been avoided… The owner of ... Read More