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Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation Continues to File Hundreds of ADA Lawsuits Ev...

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation Continues to File Hundreds of ADA Lawsuits Every Month
By: Lindsay Leavitt This week the U.S. commemorated the 26-year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). In honor of this landmark civil rights law, an Arizona entity called Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation, Inc. (“AID Foundation”) filed its 950th ADA lawsuit this year. You can read my earlier blogs about these lawsuits here, here, here, here and here. The AID Foundation is one of the most prolific filers of ADA lawsuits Its methods are simple...
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Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation has Filed More Than 950 ADA Cases in 2016

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation has Filed More Than 950 ADA Cases in 2016
By: Lindsay Leavitt An entity called Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation, Inc. (“AID Foundation”) has filed more than 950 ADA lawsuits this year against local businesses and commercial landlords. These lawsuits all focus on relatively minor violations in the parking lot. You can read my earlier blogs about these lawsuits here, here, here and here. AID Foundation’s tidal wave of ADA lawsuits began in Scottsdale, spread through Phoenix and has flooded the East Valley for...
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How to Save Taxes and Avoid ADA Lawsuits

How to Save Taxes and Avoid ADA Lawsuits
By: Otto S. Shill, III In several states across the country, including Arizona, plaintiffs’ lawyers are bringing lawsuits against businesses for alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”).   Businesses can easily avoid the headache and expense of such a lawsuit by ensuring that their facilities comply with the ADA before a lawsuit is filed.  The federal government encourages voluntary compliance by providing financial assistance to small businesses that make...
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Lindsay Leavitt Featured in AZ Big Media

Lindsay Leavitt Featured in AZ Big Media
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Lindsay Leavitt, is featured in AZ Big Media, online. Read the full article: Here’s How to Protect Yourself From Frivolous ADA Lawsuits...
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Lindsay Leavitt Featured in The Arizona Republic

Lindsay Leavitt Featured in The Arizona Republic
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Lindsay Leavitt, is featured in The Arizona Republic. Read the full article: Phoenix-area activists, businesses go head-to-head in flood of Americans With Disabilities Act...
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Lindsay Leavitt Featured in AZ Business Magazine

Lindsay Leavitt Featured in AZ Business Magazine
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Lindsay Leavitt, is featured in AZ Business Magazine regarding ADA cases. Read the full article...
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How to Respond to an NLRB Investigation

How to Respond to an NLRB Investigation
By: Otto S. Shill, III For employers in western states, labor disputes may seem like remote events that happen between unions and companies in industrial cities east of the Mississippi River. After all, Arizona is an “at will employment” and “right to work” state, isn’t it?  But here in Arizona the local regional office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is aggressively enforcing the National Labor Relations Act (the Act), which prohibits any employer, whether unionized or...
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