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By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group®
Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com
25 February 2012
Hotel ADA defense and compliance lawyer
It is always a good feeling when someone you respect pays you a nice compliment. That's what happened yesterday when GlobeSt.com gave JMBM's ADA Defense and Compliance Lawyers quite an acknowledgement. Miriam Lamey covers the hotel sector for GlobeSt.com.
Last week Miriam called me for an interview to go over some of the subject Marty Orlick and I have been writing about recently to help the hotel industry understand the meaning and importance of new ADA regulations which will go into effect March 15, 2012. I put her in touch with Marty and here is the interview that GlobeSt.com ran on February 24, 2012.
Hotels Handle Pool Lift Regulations
from GlobeST.com February 24, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO-The Department of Justice gave March 15 as the deadline for all hotel properties to install pool lifts for disabled guests who could not otherwise use the facilities independently. According to the DOJ, these lifts must be fixed, well-maintained, and exclusive to each pool.
Recently, Martin H. Orlilck, an Americans with Disabilities defense lawyer, sat down with GlobeSt.com's Miriam Lamey to discuss the impending deadline and how the hotel industry has and will respond to the requirements.
A question and answer session follows: