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Court rules that fraudulent ADA lawsuits are immune from action by the state?

It has not been a good summer for stemming the tide of shake-down lawsuits filed under the banner of the ADA.  Courts. On April 24, 2019, the District Attorney of Riverside County filed a civil lawsuit, People of the State … Continue reading

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California AB 1521 now law: Strongest measure yet to curb ADA abuse

Assembly Bill 1521 was signed into law on Oct. 10, 2015.  It attempts to curb disabled access lawsuit abuse, in particular by “frequent filers.”    Like its predecessors, Senate Bill 1608 in 2008 and Senate Bill 1186 in 2012, AB … Continue reading

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A Proposal for Access Lawsuit Reform that Helps Everybody but the Lawyers

Even staunch supporters of the American’s with Disabilities Act and it’s California corollaries now widely acknowledge that these laws are being abused. A few lawyers and plaintiffs bring the bulk of the state’s disabled access lawsuits, typically relying on the … Continue reading

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