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Banks Previously Sued in Title III ADA Class Action Lawsuits Now Getting Sued Again in Second Wave of Accessibility Lawsuits
Posted on 1 Apr 2014 by Duane Morris LLP

A Pittsburgh-based law firm, which has filed more than 100 class action lawsuits under Title III of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) in federal district courts throughout the United States against banks on behalf of a plaintiff who alleged that... Read More

HUD Adopts New Accessibility Standard
Posted on 24 Jun 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

On May 23, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced its adoption, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], of an alternative accessibility standard for construction and alteration of housing and other facilities... Read More

Beacon Hill and Mayor Walsh At War Over Disability Ramps
Posted on 29 Jan 2015 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

It’s a classic Boston neighborhood turf battle. Mayor Martin Walsh, the Irishman from Savin Hill vs. the Brahmins of Beacon Hill. The nature of the dispute: sidewalk ramps in Beacon Hill for the disabled. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is fed up with... Read More