With everything from alpacas, pigs and turkeys, to even a snake being claimed as service animals, it is not surprising that many business owners are asking what truly qualifies as a “service animal” under the law. ...more
Some start-ups are already doing it. And, other companies are considering the cost-benefit analysis of allowing employees to bring their pets to work. However, much like an unfamiliar dog, pet policies have to be handled...more
It’s the busy shopping season, and a customer, who does not seem to have any disabilities, comes in with a miniature horse on a leash. What do you do? Well, there are only two questions you can legally ask this person in this...more
United States v. Univ. of Nebraska at Kearney, 2014 WL 4215381 (D. Neb. Aug. 25, 2014).
In this housing discrimination case, the plaintiff sought an expanded scope of discovery through a motion to compel. The plaintiff...more
Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions on service animal issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA.
What qualifies as a “service animal?”...
Increasingly, students with disabilities bring service animals to college campuses. This means that educational institutions must sort through an array of competing federal and state laws governing the use of such animals in...more
Joey is a 5th grade student who is hearing impaired. Joey’s parents request that he be allowed to attend school with his service dog, Snickers. You learn that Joey’s teacher is severely allergic to animal dander. You are also...more
The 2013 legislative session was a busy one for the state’s legislators....more
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