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Religious Institutions Exempt from ADA but Encouraged to Comply

In northwest Gainesville, Florida, Trinity United Methodist Church has developed a new playground on the church property that will be completely compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The new playground includes a Noah’s Ark with Bible verses in Braille, a chapel with specially designed wider doorways, removal of other ... 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
Google Doodle Honors Pioneering Disability Activist Ed Roberts

Google Doodle Honors Pioneering Disability Activist Ed Roberts

Throughout his lifetime, Roberts fought for people with disabilities to have the right to fully participate in society Google Doodle paid homage on Monday to what would have been the 78th birthday of pioneering disability campaigner Ed Roberts — who fought throughout his lifetime for people with disabilities to have the right to ... Read More
Controversial ADA serial suer files lawsuit against Arizona Attorney General’s Office

Controversial ADA serial suer files lawsuit against Arizona Attorney General’s Office

A controversial group that’s flooded the Valley with disability lawsuits is now suing the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, claiming that the state has failed to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act. Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID) filed the lawsuit on December 7. It’s a direct challenge to the Attorney General in ... Read More
AZ Attorney General taking stand against controversial ‘advocacy’ group after ABC15 investigation

AZ Attorney General taking stand against controversial ‘advocacy’ group after ABC15 investigation

Attorney General Mark Brnovich said his office decided to take on a controversial “advocacy” group flooding the Phoenix area with disability-access lawsuits after an ABC15 investigation exposed the group “abusing” and “misusing” the legal system. “We do not believe that the people who are filing these lawsuits are concerned for ... Read More

Sen. Flake visits businesses sued by controversial ADA ‘advocacy’ group

As Jeff Flake prepares to push new legislation to curb serial ADA litigation, the Arizona senator toured Valley businesses hit by a flood of disability lawsuits this year. Flake said he wanted to know more about the people who were sued by a controversial group called Advocates for Individuals with ... Read More

Controversial ADA serial suer drops plan to add felon as plaintiff in 1200-plus lawsuits

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. The country’s most prolific ADA serial suers are now backing off on plans to add a pair of new plaintiffs to ... 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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60 MINUTES: What’s a “drive-by lawsuit”?

60 MINUTES: What’s a “drive-by lawsuit”?

Thousands of lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but many business owners say they’re nothing more than a shakedown.   The following is a script from “Drive-by Lawsuits,” which aired on Dec. 4, 2016. Anderson Cooper is the correspondent. Katherine Davis ... Read More