Over the last decade, there has been an influx of lawsuits for purported violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) being filed across the country, particularly in California and in Florida.1 Unfortunately, one … [Read More...]
More than two decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, many facilities covered under this law are still being sued for their alleged failure to comply with the standards.
What is the ADA ?
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The Florida Supreme Court, in the matter of Paton v. Geico Gen. Ins. Co. recently reviewed a decision of the Fourth District Court of Appeal quashing the trial court’s orders relating to attorney’s fees discovery propounded by Petitioner, Kelly … [Read More...]
On January 13, 2016, the Treasury Department issued a release on new Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) for Miami and Manhattan- the focus- luxury real estate. FinCEN is looking to obtain information on entities buying luxury real estate for cash- the … [Read More...]
All businesses who conduct criminal background checks on potential employees should be mindful when determining how to use the background checks in making hiring decisions. While federal law places some limits on how employers can use criminal background checks in … [Read More...]
The American legal system has been, since its inception, adversarial. This was the intention of its framers and is one of checks on both the judicial system and private citizens that prevents either one of them from using the courts … [Read More...]
As October 3, 2015 (yes, it’s a Saturday) looms around the corner, the real estate industry- realtors and brokers, lenders, lawyers and title agents- are being bombarded with information galore. This post is going to take a look at some … [Read More...]
The recent cruel slaughtering of the beloved thirteen year old Southwest African lion named Cecil, a collared subject of Oxford University researchers, who was lured outside the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe at night by hunters into private land only … [Read More...]
The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is the federal law that establishes minimum wage and overtime pay requirements. Under the FLSA, employers must pay employees at least the federal minimum wage and overtime at a rate of at least one … [Read More...]
Creditors sometimes find themselves with an uncollected debt but know where the debtor has its assets. To expedite collection, it is not uncommon for clients or potential clients to ask attorneys whether accounts or assets can be seized at the … [Read More...]