Litigating ADA Title III Claims: Website/Mobile Apps, COVID-19, Physical Accessibility, Landlord-Tenant Issues
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide an overview of ADA Title III requirements and then focus on some of the hottest areas of litigation right now against online and brick and mortar businesses, including lawsuits about websites/mobile apps, physical facilities, COVID-19 policies, and landlord tenant issues. The webinar will also address how to minimize the risk of these lawsuits and best strategies for dealing with lawsuits filed.
- Overview of the ADA requirements
- National lawsuit numbers and hotspots
- Hot litigation topics right now and how to mitigate risk and handle lawsuits
- Websites/Mobile Apps/Kiosks
- Physical Facilities
- COVID-19 Policies
- Landlord Tenant Issues
The panel will review these and other crucial issues:
- What are the common violations of Title III of the ADA being litigated?
- What regulatory and civil actions are allowed under the ADA in the event of noncompliance?
- How should owners and operators respond if a claim is filed?
John W. Egan
Mr. Egan represents employers and successfully defends clients in matters arising under the ADA, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA,... | Read More
Mr. Egan represents employers and successfully defends clients in matters arising under the ADA, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, and all manner of state and local laws relating to employment and civil rights. His practice has a substantial focus on disability law and its impact on public accommodations, employers, and housing providers. He represents public accommodations nationally in matters involving architectural barriers, effective communication, and service animals. He also handles class action litigation involving the accessibility of websites for individuals with visual and hearing disabilities. He also counsels and defends landlords, developers, condominiums and cooperatives in matters arising out of the Fair Housing Act, as well as state and municipal laws prohibiting discrimination in housing based on disability and other protected classifications.Close
Kristina M. Launey
Ms. Launey specializes in employment and civil rights laws, and as a member of her firm's ADA Title III... | Read More
Ms. Launey specializes in employment and civil rights laws, and as a member of her firm's ADA Title III Specialty Team, she regularly advises and defends clients in litigation arising under Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and related California disability access laws - the Unruh Act and Disabled Persons Act. She defends disability access lawsuits, and counsels clients on issues ranging from physical accessibility, to compliance with service animal, reservations, effective communication, ticketing requirements of California law and the ADA 2010 Standards, to cutting-edge digital accessibility issues. She is co-editor of Seyfarth’s www.adatitleiii.com blog, and frequently speaks on accessibility issues.Close
Minh N. Vu
Ms. Vu is the leader of the Firm’s ADA Title III Specialty Practice Team. Her national practice focuses... | Read More
Ms. Vu is the leader of the Firm’s ADA Title III Specialty Practice Team. Her national practice focuses exclusively on the legal obligations of places of public accommodation, recipients of federal funding, government contractors, and housing providers to individuals with disabilities under Title III of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act (FHA), and various state non-discrimination statutes. She authored the “ADA Guide for Lodging Owners and Operators,” the first book of its kind published by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) and also testified before Congress on behalf of the AH&LA on new ADA requirements for lifts at pools and spas. Ms. Vu also is the editor of and a primary contributor to Seyfarth’s ADA Title III News & Insights blog which has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and The Economist.Close