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Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Claim Website Violates ADA Where It Does Not Impede Ability to Access Physical Location of the Business
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

With the rise in lawsuits under Title III of the ADA regarding accessibility of websites, Courts have been framing how such claims fit into the law’s

Can Employees Bring Emotional Support Animals Into the Workplace?
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2018

Recent news stories have highlighted situations where airline passengers and other users of public accommodations have insisted on bringing a

ADA Considerations for Your Family Business
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a topic of concern for all businesses. All too often, we assume the ADA only applies to

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