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Feds Sue Major NYC Developers To Remedy Pattern/Practice Of Inaccessible Design And Construction Of Apartment Buildings

The United States has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in federal court alleging that Related Companies, Inc. (“Related”), a major real estate developer based in New York City, has engaged in a pattern and practice of developing rental apartment buildings that are inaccessible to persons...

Banks Previously Sued in Title III ADA Class Action Lawsuits Now Getting Sued Again in Second Wave of Accessibility Lawsuits

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 the banks' ATMs were inaccessible, has picked...

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Federal Court Civil Rights Settlement Creates More Accessible Housing Opportunities

Building Developer Agrees to Accessibility Retrofits, Additional Inspections, and Fund to Compensate Aggrieved Persons; Suit Against Architect Goes Forward The United States Departmentg of Justice has agreed to a settlement by consent decree of a federal civil rights lawsuit in Manhattan federal...

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