Madison County Courthouse Settles out Of Court on ADA Lawsuit March 18, 2013 Source: The Madison County [Alabama] Commission on Monday morning settled out of court with James Mason by agreeing to $65,000 in facility upgrades that will make the courthouse more accessible for [people with...

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Does the ADA Have a "Grandfather Clause?"

Ed Zwilling Oct. 2, 2012 How many times have you gone to a restaurant or store that contained many barriers to your access and when you advised the business of these barriers you were told, "we're grandfathered in." This is simply not...

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What Does "Readily Achievable" Mean?

Ed Zwilling Aug. 11, 2012 A public accommodation in an existing facility (that is, a facility constructed prior to the effective date of the ADA and/or the current ADA Standards) is required to comply with those ADA Standards to the extent it is...

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Making Sense of New Swimming Pool Regulations

Edward Zwilling Aug. 4, 2012 The 2010 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (hereafter "Standards") include a requirement that all newly constructed or altered swimming pools subject to Title III of the ADA, such as hotels and motels, health clubs,...

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Tax Benefits of ADA Compliance

Ed Zwilling July 27, 2012 To assist businesses with complying with the ADA, Section 44 of the IRS Code allows a tax credit for small businesses and Section 190 of the IRS Code allows a tax deduction for all businesses. The tax credit is available to...

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22 Years Old and Still Under Attack--The ADA

Ed ZwillingJuly 26, 2012 The business community has long been seeking to require that they be given some notice before their failure to comply with federal accessibility law results in accountability. The first such attempt was the “ADA...

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