Aug 25

shutterstock_73386106Local 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.

There was a recent article in the VeroNews highlighting the ADA attack on local businesses on the Treasure Coast. Here is the full article titled “Vero businesses hit by a rash of ADA lawsuits.”

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 one of our Labor & Employment lawyers today.