WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 5, 2012) — Leading law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the launch of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III News & Insights Blog - http://www.adatitleiii.com/, an accessibility law resource providing cutting-edge information for any business that opens its doors to the public.
The non-discrimination mandate of the ADA and other state laws, such as California’s Unruh Act and Disabled Persons Act, require all public accommodations, including hotels, shopping centers, retailers, health care providers, restaurants and private educational institutions, among others, to take proactive steps ensuring that their facilities, goods and services are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
With the surge in regulatory, enforcement, compliance and litigation activity following the Department of Justice (DOJ) issuance of the 2010 ADA Title III regulations, Seyfarth’s ADA Title III News & Insights blog contains links to important resources and tools to help businesses better understand and comply with their legal obligations.
Washington, D.C. office partner and head of the ADA Title III Specialty Team, Minh Vu, said, “Navigating through new requirements can be daunting, particularly because of the constantly evolving regulatory and enforcement landscape and technological developments. Seyfarth’s ADA Title III News & Insights is written by attorneys experienced in disability access issues and well-versed in handling complex access issues nationwide in virtually every industry. The blog provides unique insights about the most pressing issues affecting clients, consultants and members of the disability rights community.”
Chair of Seyfarth’s national Labor and Employment department Lisa Damon said, “Seyfarth’s ongoing commitment to engage our clients, keeping them informed of the issues that have them most concerned, is further demonstrated by the launch of ADA Title III News & Insights. Providing timely updates and analyses and written by lawyers drawing upon a depth of first hand experience, the blog is both targeted to addressing specific aspects of the changing laws and to any company serving the public.”
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