Local businesses are being targeted by ADA accessibility testers at an alarming rate. The number of lawsuits filed in federal court is already up 63% from last year. The three states with the most lawsuits continue to be Florida, California, and New York, and the record pace shows no signs of slowing down. Attached to this post is a recent newspaper article highlighting the ADA attack on local businesses on the Treasure Coast. There are steps you can take to ward off a lawsuit, but you must act promptly, and ideally, before a lawsuit is filed. Even if a lawsuit has already been filed, there are steps you can take to minimize the financial burden. For more information, please contact Gould Cooksey Fennell.
Click here to read full article titled “Vero businesses hit by a rash of ADA lawsuits” on VeroNews posted August 18, 2016.