Blind Man Sues Arizona Businesses for Failing to Provide Websites that are Accessible to the Visually Impaired

By Lindsay G. Leavitt, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C.www.jsslaw.com That collective groan you heard last night was from thousands of Arizona business owners who mistakenly thought that the tidal wave of ADA litigation in Arizona—more than 2000 cases in the past 18 months—had finally subsided. Unfortunately, it appears that…

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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…

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Serial ADA Plaintiffs David Ritzenthaler and Santiago Abreu Have Sued More Than 450 Arizona Businesses in 2016

By: Lindsay Leavitt In the past few months David Ritzenthaler, a Scottsdale resident, and Santiago Abreu, a Florida resident, have filed more than 450 lawsuits against Arizona businesses alleging an assortment of violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Read my earlier blogs about Mr. Ritzenthaler’s lawsuits here, here…

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