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Website Accessibility Update - Eleventh Circuit Holds that a Private Settlement With One Plaintiff Will Not Moot A Nearly Identical Lawsuit By Another Plaintiff
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2018

As website accessibility lawsuits continue to surge, places of public accommodation oftentimes battle multiple lawsuits filed by different plaintiffs


The Rising Tide of ADA Litigation Against Health Care Entities
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • May 15 2018

Over the past several years, health care entities have increasingly become the target of private and government plaintiffs complaining of disability


House of Representatives Passes Changes to ADA to Curb “Drive-By Lawsuits”
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2018

On February 15, 2018, the US House of Representatives passed legislation that would amend the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in an effort to


House Passes Reforms to Curb ADA Lawsuit Abuse
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2018

On February 15, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the ADA Education and Reform Act, HR 620, by a vote of 225 to 192. The bill aims to


A New Year for Online Businesses: DOJ Ends 2017 by Withdrawing Website Accessibility Rulemaking
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • January 23 2018

2017 was a busy year for retailers and businesses with an online presence, as they faced a wave of demand letters and lawsuits alleging that their


Alerts and Updates: New York City Employers: Are You Ready for the City's Brand New Reasonable Accommodation and Personal Leave Rules?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2018

On December 19, 2017, the New York City Council passed two bills, which became law on January 19, 2018, referenced as Introduction Numbers 804-A (Int. 804-A) and 1399-A (Int. 1399-A or the “Fair Work Leave Law”) that impact New York City employers’ obligations regarding...


New York City Council Passes Bill Requiring Employers to Engage Employees in Accommodations Dialogue
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • December 19 2017

The New York City Council has passed a bill requiring entities covered by the New York City Human Rights Law (HRL) to engage in cooperative dialogue


Two Bulls in a China Shop: The EEOC and the DOJ
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

United States executive agencies are practically always on the same page when presenting to the public. So, it is incredibly unusual to see two such


Dogged by Dogs at Work: Barking Up the Wrong Tree?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

Suppose you hire Kristin Chenoweth to be your new TV show host, and she shows up on the set with her dog Thunder, claiming she needs the dog for


Florida Legislation Seeks to Reduce ADA Title III Accessibility Lawsuits
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

Many lawsuits have been filed in Florida under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. These lawsuits seek to close non-compliant