Keeping Clear of ADA Accessible Route Claims

Law360

Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice and co-chair of the firm's ADA and Public Accommodations Group, in the firm’s New York office, authored an article in Law360, titled “Keeping Clear of ADA Accessible Route Claims.” (Read the full version — subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

With the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act looming this July 26, 2015, it comes as little surprise that we continue to see a surge in regulatory and judicial developments regarding accessibility obligations for places of public accommodation. While many of these developments focus on the ever-evolving area of accessible technology, one recent decision provides useful clarity with respect to the long-standing obligation of places of public accommodation to maintain accessible routes that are free from obstructions.