ADA roundup

by Walter Olson on October 10, 2011

  • “Federal judge: ADA makes porches in new stores illegal” [PoL]
  • “San Francisco Manages to Spend $700K for a Wheelchair Ramp” [Lowering the Bar] Taco Bell hit with potentially expensive California verdict [AP]
  • Looking for regulations that burden economy? Look no further than the ADA [Bader]
  • Website critical of serial California filers [Highest Paid Lawyer]
  • Parking lot rules imperil historic re-creation of Victorian setting in east L.A. [EastSider]
  • “Morbidly” obese, at least, covered: EEOC sues over firm’s dismissal of 680-lb. man [Houston Chronicle, Hyman, MySanAntonio]
  • $1.1 million verdict against Iowa university for failing to accommodate worker’s mental state could encourage more suits [Fox]
  • Missed this in June: “Netflix sued by deaf group over lack of subtitles” [Lance Whitney, CNet]