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ADA Title III News & Insights Blog Blog

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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…

Florida Lawmakers Take Action To Curb Access Suits, But Will It Work?

USA - November 7 2017 Watching businesses deal with the at least 1,663 ADA Title III access suits filed in federal court in Florida in 2016 motivated Florida legislators to…

OSHA Review Commission Back in Business

USA - October 23 2017 Seyfarth Synopsis: The Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission (Review Commission) issued two orders this month — the first we have heard from…

Telephone Access Might Be Valid Alternative to Accessible Website, But Court Needs More

USA - October 17 2017 No court has yet decided whether a public accommodation can comply with Title III of the ADA’s equal access mandate by providing telephonic access to…

Supreme Court Denies Review of Rules That Vending Machines Are Not Places of Public Accommodation

USA - October 4 2017 In August 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in Magee v. Coca-Cola that vending machines are not places of public…

Website Accessibility Lawsuit Filings Still Going Strong

USA - August 22 2017 Different year, same news: website accessibility lawsuits show no signs of slowing down. In fact, with the DOJ’s recent placement of website…

Nevada Attorney General Takes Dramatic Action to Stop Serial Plaintiff’s ADA Title III Lawsuits

USA - August 10 2017 In an apparent effort to stop one plaintiff’s lawsuit spree, the Nevada Attorney General moves to intervene in a federal ADA Title…

EPA Task Force Report to Revitalize the Superfund Program

USA - August 10 2017 Businesses and industries across the country which own or have interests in facilities and properties that may come under the broad…

Two New York Federal Judges Refuse to Dismiss Website Accessibility Cases

USA - August 7 2017 Two New York federal judges recently said that the ADA covers websites (even those not connected to a physical place) and one held…

Watch Out: Workplace Smells, ADA Disability, Telecommuting, and an EEOC Lawsuit

USA - August 1 2017 According to the EEOC in this just filed lawsuit, a home care services provider in North Carolina violated federal disability…