Opportunistic lawyers have been lining their pockets and taking advantage of business owners for decades with “drive-by” abusive ADA litigation. With the passing of The ADA Education and Reform ACT (H.R. 620), business owners will have 60 days to devise a plan to fix the issue, and another 120 days to implement the changes. Newsweek, Carlos Ballesteros reports.
In a 225-192 vote Thursday, most House Republicans and a dozen Democrats passed a bill that makes it harder for disabled persons to sue for discrimination, in an effort to prevent opportunistic attorneys from taking advantage of business owners.
But many disability and civil rights groups fear the bill will weaken incentives for businesses to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which mandates e...Read More