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ADA Title III News & Insights Blog Blog

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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…

Justice Department Says Vending Machines Are Not Places Of Public Accommodation—And So Much More

USA - July 27 2017 In amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Justice Department agreed with the Fifth Circuit and defendant Coca-Cola that a…

Plaintiffs Score Another Victory in a Website Accessibility Lawsuit

USA - June 28 2017 A federal judge in the Central District of California has allowed a blind plaintiff to continue his lawsuit about the accessibility of a public…

Utah Is a New Hotbed of ADA Title III Federal Suits

USA - June 27 2017 Utah used to be a good place for public accommodations that did not want to be sued for ADA Title III violations. In 2013, 2014, and 2015 combined…