Tag Archives: Title III

Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Claim Website Violates ADA Where It Does Not Impede Ability to Access Physical Location of the Business

With the rise in lawsuits under Title III of the ADA regarding accessibility of websites, Courts have been framing how such claims fit into the law’s requirements for accessibility at places of public accommodation.  The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently provided additional clarification in Gomez v. Knife Management, LLC (S.D. Fla. … Continue Reading

Website Accessibility and the ADA

Jackson Lewis Partners Joseph Lynett and John Snyder have written an article entitled “Website Accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act,” published in American Bar Association. To view the article, click here.… Continue Reading

DOJ Says Don’t Make Disabled Passengers Call In Advance for A Bus Ride

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement with DeCamp Bus Lines, a New Jersey transportation company, to ensure that bus transportation is provided on equal terms to people with disabilities.  The DOJ determined that DeCamp Bus Lines violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act by requiring that passengers with disabilities … Continue Reading

Is a Food Allergy a Disability under the ADA?

“It depends,” according to the U.S. Department of  Justice. “Some individuals with food allergies have a disability as defined by the ADA–particularly those with more significant or severe responses to certain foods. This would include individuals with celiac disease and others who have autoimmune response to certain foods, the symptoms of which may include difficulty … Continue Reading
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