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Businesses Score a Few Recent Wins in Website Accessibility Lawsuits

USA - September 22 2021 Defending website accessibility lawsuits can be an expensive and difficult battle for public accommodations, but there have been a few bright spots…

California Governor Takes Action to Combat Emotional Support Animal Fraud

USA - September 17 2021 California enacts new law, effective January 1, 2022, to crack down on fraudulent emotional support dogs. Yesterday, September 16…

ADA Title III Federal Mid-Year Lawsuit Numbers at an All-Time High

USA - August 18 2021 Regular readers will doubtless recall that 2020 was a down year (but just barely) for lawsuits filed in federal court alleging violations of Title III…

Businesses Face Uncertain Landscape in Navigating COVID-19 Vaccination Passports for Customers

USA - August 9 2021 New York City recently announced that it would require COVID-19 vaccination passports for many indoor activities. Conversely, some jurisdictions such…

Cardinal Sin - Construction Contractor’s Alleged Failure to Abate OSHA Citations Results in Big Penalties

USA - July 23 2021 By ignoring the terms of a settlement agreement it had with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), a New…

NY Federal Judge Puts the Kibosh on 17 Reservations Website Lawsuits Filed by Same Plaintiff

USA - July 7 2021 After holding a consolidated evidentiary hearing, District Judge Brenda K. Sannes concluded that Plaintiff Deborah Laufer did not…

Court finds Domino’s Pizza Violated the ADA by Having an Inaccessible Website and Orders WCAG Compliance

USA - June 25 2021 California federal trial court grants summary judgment for plaintiff, finding Domino’s violated the ADA by having a…

Federal Judge Rejects Plaintiff’s Attempt to Inflate Unruh Act Statutory Damages by Making Multiple Visits to Business

USA - June 25 2021 A federal judge precluded the plaintiff from multiplying his statutory damages under the Unruh Act by his alleged number of visits…

Oregon Blazes a Trail of Non-Compete Amendments

USA - May 28 2021 For the fourth time in six years, Oregon is in the news again for an update to its non-compete laws. Prior Oregon Law Oregon last updated its…

Winn Dixie Saga Continues: Eleventh Circuit Actively Considering Rehearing Request

USA - May 21 2021 A recent order from the Eleventh Circuit signals that the court is seriously considering a rehearing in Gil v. Winn-Dixie. As…