Over the past several years, hoteliers, retailers and restaurant owners across the country have been slapped with thousands of private lawsuits for failing to meet the precise guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Often these lawsuits are brought by individuals who are not patrons of these establishments. Rather, they visit the establishment for the express purpose of finding a violation of the ADA and filing suit. These actions, known as “drive-by” lawsuits, are on the rise and are costing the hotel, retail and restaurant industries millions of dollars per year.
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