Florida Takes First Step in Curbing Frivolous ADA Lawsuits by Allowing ADA Qualified Expert Reporting

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) was enacted by Congress in 1990 to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in access to employment, governmental services and programs, public accommodations, transportation, and telecommunications. As stated in the law, the ADA is “an Act to establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.” Recently, the ADA has been in the news due to certain lawyers and claimants abusing the system. As a result, Federal and State laws are being actively evaluated for reformation. In response, the Florida legislature has passed a new law aimed at curbing Title III ADA claims, allowing business and property owners to take preventative measures to protect themselves from frivolous claims.     Read the article………………

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