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Duane Morris LLP: First ATM Accessibility Class Action Lawsuit, Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Is Filed in Philadelphia

The first of what is likely to be many ATM accessibility class action lawsuits, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), against Philadelphia-area banks was filed in federal district court in Philadelphia this week. The lawsuit against Beneficial Mutual Savings Bank was filed by the same...

Landlords: ADA Obligations Cannot Be Leased Away

Public Places Must Comply with ADA's Accessibility Requirements The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - 42 U.S.C. § 12181 et seq. - imposes requirements for places of public accommodation with the intent of providing reasonable access to persons with disabilities. For example, failure...