ADA Alert: New Regulations Now in Effect On July 23, 2010, the U.S. Attorney General signed into law important revisions to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ)Regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act. The new regulations include substantial and far reaching revisions to the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), which are now known as […]
On June 12, 2009, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Munson v. Del Taco, Inc. (S162818) that plaintiffs need not prove intentional discrimination to recover $4,000 minimum statutory damages per occurrence under California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act (the “Unruh Act”). This outcome is likely to lead to more lawsuits filed under the Americans with […]
Marty Orlick’s article "Changes to ADA Guidelines ‘On Hold’ Pending a Regulatory Review by the Obama Administration" was published on February 20, 2009.
On November 17, 2008, the United States Supreme Court let stand a key Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that a “serial plaintiff” and his attorney, who had filed more than 400 lawsuits against California businesses, could not file repeated Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) lawsuits against business owners without first obtaining court […]
Marty Orlick’s article "Courts Deal Blow to Plaintiffs’ Lawyers" was published on Hotel Online and the JMBM Global Hospitality Advisor in October 2005.