Our ADA Title III and related disability access experience includes:
- Defending Title III lawsuits filed by plaintiffs’ firms against multiple businesses in an area based on a disabled “tester’s” alleged access issues.
- Representing businesses in administrative investigations conducted by the federal Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division.
- Assisting entertainment venues and other public accommodations with access issues triggered by renovations and new construction.
- Addressing disabled patrons’ requests to use golf carts, scooters, and other motorized vehicles to move around sporting events, trade shows, and other facilities.
- Defending claims that websites fail to meet developing national and international standards for access by visually-impaired users.
- Determining customers’ rights to bring companion or other non-traditional service animals on business premises.
- Doctors’ and hospitals’ obligations to provide sign language and other interpreters to hearing-impaired patients and their families.
- Auditing business practices and developing plans in order to provide disabled customers with access to services and promotions.
- Aiding colleges and universities with regard to testing, admissions, housing and other educational accommodations for disabled students.
Our attorneys monitor and participate in development of new regulations and design guidelines implementing these varied disability access rules. Our experienced counselors, litigators and associated professionals are available to assist businesses with navigating this increasingly important risk management area.