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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

PHOENIX – In a new decision, a judge ruled that a controversial group filing huge batches of disability-access lawsuits does not have standing to bring cases in federal court and scolded the group’s attorneys. Judge Murray Snow issued the order Thursday. It’s a decision that could have broader implications as ... Read More

What’s an “Implied” Request for an ADA Reasonable Accommodation?

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. Seyfarth Synopsis: A divided panel of the Eighth Circuit recently decided that an employer may be required to assume or infer ... Read More

Justice Department Announces ADA Title III Consent Decree with 30hop Restaurant and B

The Justice Department announced today that it filed a complaint and consent decree resolving claims that 30hop restaurant and bar in Coralville, Iowa violated the new construction requirements of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Under the consent decree, the owners of 30hop will, among other things, install an elevator between ... Read More

Serial ADA lawsuit filer striking Bay Area

SAN RAMON — In November, Sameer Misson found out his family’s Valero gas station had been sued for violating disability access laws. Surprised, the 29-year-old East Bay resident quickly made the relatively minor fixes to the handicap parking striping and signage, plus changes to the door pressure, counter height and ... Read More

THE ANATOMY OF AN ADA LAWSUIT

The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted with the purpose of eliminating discrimination against persons with disabilities. However, the ADA is sometimes used by a few disabled individuals and organizations who file numerous lawsuits to obtain quick settlements from smaller businesses. These individuals have the set up for an ADA ... Read More

Uber and Lyft Under Growing Pressure For ADA Compliance?

This article covers the further suggested discrimination for vehicle transportation to those with disabilities in Uber and Lyft vehicles. This is the first time a state attorney general’s office is looking into the problem. Read on to find out more about this growing issue of how/if these modern taxi services will transport more specific customers with very different needs. ... Read More