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House Passes Bill to Amend Title III of the ADA In Attempt to Curb Drive-By Lawsuits

USA - February 15 2018 Today, the House of Representatives passed the ADA Education and Reform Act (HR 620) by a vote of 225 to 192, with 12 Democrats voting for the bill...

ADA Title III Lawsuits Increase by 16 in 2017 Due Largely to Website Access Lawsuits; Physical Accessibility Legislative Reform Efforts Continue

USA - February 1 2018 The results of our 2017 ADA Title III lawsuit count are in, putting a fifth consecutive year (since we began tracking in 2013) of growth in the number...

Susan Ryan, Kristina M. Launey.

2017 Website Accessibility Lawsuit Recap: A Tough Year for Businesses

USA - January 2 2018 Plaintiffs were very busy in 2017 filing ADA Title III lawsuits alleging that public accommodations’ websites are not accessible to individuals with...

Susan Ryan.

DOJ Nixes All Pending ADA Rulemakings, Including Website Access Rules

USA - December 22 2017 In 2010, the DOJ started the rulemaking process to issue new regulations about the websites of public accommodations and state and local governments...

California Passes Website Accessibility Requirements Applicable to State Agencies

USA - December 1 2017 On October 14, 2017 California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 434, which will create a new Government Code section 11546.7 and require...

Kristina M. Launey.