The Americans with Disabilities Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public accomodation, transportation,... more +
The Americans with Disabilities Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public accomodation, transportation, communications and governmental activities. The Act defines a covered disability as those mental or physical impairments that substantially interfere with one or more major life activities. Five different federal agencies are responsible for enforcing the ADA: Department of Labor, Department of Justice, Federal Communications Commission, Department of Transportation and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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The Supreme Court upheld an award of attorney fees in favor of a defendant in a disability access discrimination case pursuant to California...more
California Supreme Court issues more liberal rule for property owner to recover attorney fees after defending accessibility lawsuit.
The California Supreme Court has issued a ruling making it easier for a commercial...more
Most business and commercial property owners have had at least one brush with a disability access lawsuit. Because a defendant in these lawsuits must pay a successful plaintiff’s attorneys' fees, the lawsuits are often...more
In National Association for the Deaf v. Netflix, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts held that Netflix’s Internet video-streaming service, known as “Watch Instantly,” constitutes a place of public...more
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