Sykesville hires firms to inspect ADA compliance

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A Hampstead resident filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of the Interior regarding accessibility compliance with the town of Sykesville for several buildings and parks in the area. Marilynn Phillips filed the complaint Oct. 6 against the …  Read More

House caught up to speed with help of ADA

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HR 01.03, the Crews act of January 2010 requested that with the findings of the self-evaluation Facilities Services will complete a thorough transition plan for OSU to comply with ADA standards by June 30, 2011 that will include: cost projections

Mandatory firings lead to $380K ADA settlement

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The money will be split among 13 employees at the company’s Chicago, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Diego facilities. Blanket policies that negate the reasonable accommodation process violate the ADA. The settlement also requires

Renovations On Community Theatre Underway Inside Soldiers And Sailors …

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Renovations will include a public elevator, handicap lift, and ADA restrooms, new seats, paint audience chamber, carpet. With the Community Theatre meeting ADA compliance, the facility will once again be available for rental. City officials project an

Wheelchair-bound attorney known for suing thousands of small businesses over …

Wheelchair-bound attorney known for suing thousands of small businesses over ADA to be disbarred. Wednesday Peters said Pinnock also filed lawsuits in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Over the years Alpine Fence owner William Lepetri told U-T

KCMO makes changes to fulfill ADA Act

KCMO makes changes to fulfill ADA Act

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Something as simple as the height of a handrail can be taken for granted, unless a person has a disability…

Regional News in Review – August 2012 « Access Press

 

Regional News in Review – August 2012 « Access Press

By Access Press Staff

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I look forward to continuing to work with U.S. Attorneys to advance ADA compliance efforts nationwide.” The Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney’s offices have long enforced the ADA in this area. This nationwide initiative seeks to focus and

City looks to expand disability compliance

 

City looks to expand disability compliance

Purdue Exponent

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Dennis and the city hired David Meihls, principal consultant at ADA Consultants of Indiana, to observe and help implement solutions that will make the city compliant with ADA standards. The law protects against discrimination when hiring a qualified

State fights disabled access ‘shakedowns’

 

State fights disabled access ‘shakedowns’

San Francisco Chronicle

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The California Commission on Disability Access will post a top 10 list of the most frequently cited violations on its website and is supposed to lead the charge in getting information out about the new state law and ADA compliance issues to the

NBC2 Investigates: ADA compliance

 

NBC2 Investigates: ADA compliance

NBC2 News

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Dietz has forced multi-million dollar settlements from several stores, because that’s one of the only ways to get stores to comply with ADA law. The NBC2 Investigators discovered there’s no organization that oversees or inspects for ADA compliance.

Calif. lawmakers pass ADA lawsuit abuse measure

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Also, the measure requires landlords to disclose whether their buildings or properties are state certified and in compliance with ADA laws. The bill — which will take effect immediately after getting Brown’s signature — hopefully will resolve

McNeese works toward maintaining ADA compliance

 

McNeese works toward maintaining ADA compliance

KPLC-TV

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McNeese works toward maintaining ADA compliance. Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2012 7:16 PM EST. Updated: Thursday, September 6, 2012 9:32 PM EST. By Gerron Jordan – email. More Local NewsLocalMore>> · Sunrise Facebook Friend of the Day

Starting today the Butte Silver Bow Public Library will be a little harder to …

Starting today the Butte Silver Bow Public Library will be a little harder to Montana Standard

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The end result will be ADA compliant access to the library from all directions on Broadway and Idaho St. The Library will gain an additional handicap parking spot in front of the library to improve patron access. Library Director, Lee Miller, says

Wheelchair-Bound Business Owner Says ADA Infraction Lawsuit Is A Scam

 

Wheelchair-Bound Business Owner Says ADA Infraction Lawsuit Is A Scam

CBS Local

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City Slickers is Dority’s livehood, and now the target of an attorney known for filing ADA compliance suits in the area. “It’s a scam; the whole thing is a scam,” said Dority. Dority has always tried to make his place wheelchair friendly. After all, he

Cost of ADA Compliance $1M for North Adams

 

Cost of ADA Compliance $1M for North Adams

iBerkshires.com

The council on Tuesday heard an update on the federal audit of the city's ADA compliance and voted to raze a building if it isn't fixed by the end of September.
The council on Tuesday heard an update on the federal audit of the city’s ADA compliance and voted to raze a building if it isn’t fixed by the end of September.

Councilor Lisa Blackmer questioned why newer buildings, such as the library, were not ADA compliant. Building Inspector William Meranti, who with Administrative Officer Michael Canales was instrumental in negotiating a compromise on the lengthy

New ADA pool rules may reduce access

 

New ADA pool rules may reduce access

The Star Democrat

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As a private club the Elks is exempt from compliance with the Civil Rights Act, which Tyler said is used as the metric for deciding the necessity of ADA compliance. Of particular concern was a regular event the group holds for the Boy Scouts of America.

Disabilities Act questions raised in walkway issue

 

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Disabilities Act questions raised in walkway issue

Trinidad Times Independent

City Council Member Bernadette Baca Gonzalez questioned why the walkway was not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), but was blasted by Council Member Al Pando at Tuesday’s council work session. There are steps leading up to

Jahoda ADA lawsuits: 8 down, 12 to go

 

Jahoda ADA lawsuits: 8 down, 12 to go

ATM marketplace.com (press release)

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Citing court records, an article by Times Online said that, in each settlement, the defending bank had agreed to upgrade machines to ADA regulations, appoint an Americans with Disibilities Act compliance officer, and pay attorney fees and costs. The Times

Farmington Woman’s Lawsuit Chronicles ADA Violations at State-Leased Building

 

Farmington Woman’s Lawsuit Chronicles ADA Violations at State-Leased Building

Patch.com

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Comment. ‹ Back to Article. new Video_thumb. Embed | Share. Farmington Hills attorney Richard Bernstein is representing Farmington resident Jill Babcock in a lawsuit over ADA compliance at Cadillac Place in Detroit. Tanner Friedman. context. Photos (1)

ADA complaints: A racket or fair notice?

 

ADA complaints: A racket or fair notice?

Corning Observer

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“All of the attorneys I have talked to, and there have been plenty of them, told me that while the letter isn’t legally binding, it is fair warning and that I am better off settling now and becoming ADA compliant than to fight it.” If he doesn’t settle and become