ADA Representation

ADA Representation

The California Legislature Bites Back in Look Who’s Crying Woof, Part II

The California Legislature Bites Back in Look Who’s Crying Woof, Part II The Crisis Over “Emotional Support” Animals By Martin H. Orlick With alarming frequency, building owners, property managers, apartment owners, restaurants, theaters and shopping malls are confronted with making decisions as to whether a dog is a bona fide “service animal”, an “emotional support […]

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Regional and Community Banks are the Latest Targets of ADA Cyber Accessibility Attacks

This article was first published by the California Bankers Association.   In January, 2016, Carlson Lynch Sweet & Kilpela (“CLSK”) sent hundreds of near-identical form letters to national retailers, hotels, restaurants, and other businesses, claiming that their internet-based services (retail websites) discriminate against persons who are visually disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA). The letters contend […]

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Five Things Any Business Should Know About Web Accessibility

Soon businesses with an online presence will be required to make their websites accessible to persons with disabilities or face litigation in state and federal court. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) already requires businesses with a physical presence to comply with exacting and numerous standards (e.g., door width, counter height, sidewalk slope, etc.)  The […]