Bad News for ADA Plaintiffs

In 2015, California tried to slow down the runaway freight train of ADA “architectural barrier” lawsuits by professional plaintiffs. Under amendments to the California Civil Code, professional plaintiffs and their law firms now had to identify themselves in their court pleadings as “high frequency litigants”, they had to pay an extra $1,000 filing fee, and…

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ADA Lawsuits Newsletter

The coronavirus put a damper on the filing of new ADA cases for architectural barrier and website claims. But as the economy and the courts start to come out of their COVID-19 hibernation, DPA Attorneys at Law is predicting a return to “business as usual” as far as ADA lawsuits.  California is the #1 hot…

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Bad News for ADA Plaintiffs

In 2015, California tried to slow down the runaway freight train of ADA “architectural barrier” lawsuits by professional plaintiffs. Under amendments to the California Civil Code, professional plaintiffs and their law firms now had to identify themselves in their court pleadings as “high frequency litigants”, they had to pay an extra $1,000 filing fee, and…

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CASP Inspections

Benefits of a CASp Inspection  Detailed report of all non-compliant ADA areas at the business  4-Month grace period from ADA law- suits to allow for corrections to non- compliant areas  Certificate to display in lobby to dis- courage Plaintiffs from filing a lawsuit  Negotiated pricing with CASp inspector  Attorney-client privileged information when procuring through a…

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Service Animals

Questions you can ask a Guest with a Service Animal  What Disability does the Service Animal support?  What is the Service Animal trained to do?  NOTE: Only dogs & miniature horses are considered “Service Animals”  SPECIAL NOTE: Emotional Support Animals are NOT considered Service Animals according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)  NOTICE: Attorney…

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