DISCRIMINATORY BARRIERS TO ACCESS IN FLORIDA? OUR LAW FIRM CAN HELP.
We have represented clients in hundreds of claims alleging inaccessible restaurants, shopping centers, stores, retailers, hotels, and many other types of businesses. We are happy to assist with every type of ADA/FCRA issue, including physical barrier claims, housing and employment issues, inaccessible websites claims, and other similar types pf cases.
Our Managing Partner, Nolan Klein, Esq., has taught multiple classes on how to handle these cases, and has been called upon to discuss ADA and other legal issues by local and national news media, including Fox News, CNN, CBS, and others.
We have successfully handled and resolved ADA claims at every stages of the process, from pre-suit resolution, to settlement, to trial. We have represented a wide variety of clients throughout Florida, in many different types and kinds of ADA cases. We would be happy to discuss your case, free of charge.
ADA/FCRA FAST FACTS
(see our frequently asked questions for more)
Which businesses are regulated by the ADA?
Any private business whatsoever (stores, restaurants, etc.), commercial facility, or educational institution that serves the general public must comply with ADA accessibility standards.
Who is considered disabled under the ADA?
Anyone who is permanently impaired in performing an activity of daily living, such as (for example) walking or hearing.
What are businesses required to do?
The requirements vary based on the age and type of business, and can be complicated. But generally speaking, businesses must make themselves accessible to the disabled, for example by building wheelchair accessible ramps and parking spaces, or updating their website code.
Who can file a lawsuit for violation of the ADA?
An ADA lawsuit can be filed by any disabled person who encounters a barrier to access, meaning an ADA violation, on or at any place of public accommodation.
What does an ADA lawsuit seek to achieve?
Usually, the plaintiff in an ADA lawsuit is seeks to make the defendant business comply with the ADA, and seeks legal fees and costs. In some states, the disabled plaintiff may also be entitled to recover money damages under Florida law.
Can money be recovered in these cases?
Under the Florida Civil Rights Act, a person who has been excluded by barriers to access can recovery money in their case. There is a specific process for making a claim for money under Florida law, and we are experienced in this area.
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