Workplace Word - Serial Plaintiffs Are Filing Waves of Title III Disability Cases


by Ashley T. Kasarjian

Hotels, restaurants, and retail establishments have been flooded with new lawsuits filed by serial plaintiffs that allege that a property (a place of public accommodation) is in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the equivalent state law, such as the Arizonans with Disabilities Act (AzDA).

Nearly identical allegations are filed against businesses throughout the state, and they usually allege that an individual with a disability either visited a business or attempted to visit a business, but was unable to do so due to a barrier on the property.

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