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ADA Lawsuit Links

Tweet I haven’t been keeping up with the online news, so this blog has been falling behind. Things have been really busy. Anyhow, here’s a list of some ADA compliance/lawsuit articles within the last 6 months. South Florida ADA Lawsuit increase San Jose ADA Lawsuit increase Orange County Honda Center Lawsuit Miami City Council faces […]


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ADA: Why is it needed?

Tweet Quite a few years ago, I was getting ready to administer a basketball game when a local patron informed that we did not have the handicapped parking signs in the right place. In the midst of all of my pregame duties, my thoughts were not too kind. I actually thought he was overreacting just […]


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http://www.news10.net/news/article/264475/339/ADA-lawsuits-investigated

Tweet It’s still better to be compliant than invite situations like this. SACRAMENTO – At Fine Line Trim & Upholstery in Rancho Cordova, owner Victor Valdivia is paying a price. “Every month it’s $2,000,” Valdivia said. Those monthly payments go to Valdivia’s attorney as he fights a lawsuit brought by a Carmichael man for violations […]


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Questionable lawsuits against Eagle Lake dentist dismissed

Tweet What business owners have always suspected comes to light: EAGLE LAKE — An attorney who has drawn national attention for filing questionable civil lawsuits in federal court has dismissed four lawsuits he filed on behalf of a North Mankato woman and a Mankato man who are visually impaired. Paul Hansmeier, a Minneapolis attorney, has […]


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Nearly 500 city cabs violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, says Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Tweet Nearly 500 of the city’s yellow cabs violate the Americans with Disabilities Act because they’re not wheelchair accessible, the state attorney general has concluded. By any common-sense measure, Toyota Siennas and Ford Transit Connects are vans and must be able to carry wheelchair users under the federal ADA, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said […]


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Reasonable Accommodations means reasonable

Tweet Some accommodations must always be made: Walmart accused of not providing baskets in ADA lawsuit CHARLESTON – A Hurricane resident is suing over claims Walmart violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duane J. Ruggier II filed a lawsuit Oct. 24 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia at Huntington against […]


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ADA compliance remains the most assured solution

Tweet It has been almost a year since the Department of Justice’s ADA requirement for fixed or permanent pool lifts in “places of public accommodation” has been in effect. Now a fact (and cost) of doing business in the hospitality industry, many of our clients and friends in the industry are asking, “what’s the result […]


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ADA Links

Tweet More news as local businesses and papers become aware of the lack of ADA compliance — mainly through lawsuits. This has been our experience as well — that local businesses remain ignorant of the law. Unfortunately, their first awareness of this issue remains a lawsuit. Here are some recent articles on the internet about […]


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The public is slowly becoming aware of ADA compliance issues

Tweet The Huffington Post has reposted an article on common ADA violations. They aren’t as technical as what we are used to here, at Yours Truly Accessibility but it’s well worth noting that the public is slowly becoming aware of the importance of these issues. The Americans with Disabilities Act may have been passed over […]


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U.S. Proposes ADA Compliance for Public Websites

Tweet The US government is proposing that ADA compliance for websites (title IV under the ADA) be enacted with its own set of laws. When Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990, the public Internet did not exist. Over the past 23 years, making the Internet accessible to those with disabilities has […]


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