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Hotel owners and managers: ADA Lawsuits Won’t Go Away in 2020 – Part 3

06 February 2020

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Marty Orlick, Chair of JMBM’s ADA Compliance & Defense Group, and his team of ADA lawyers has represented more than 600 business in ADA matters, including hotels and restaurants. He has written extensively about ADA issues, including ADA websites lawsuits, which continue to proliferate.

In this third and final article of this series, Marty discusses ADA litigation that is specific to hotels, and the rise of “copycat” litigation, where more than one plaintiff sues the same entity for the same alleged violation.

This part is titled: ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits Won’t Go Away in 2020: Part 3 – Website reservations – ADA litigation specific to hotels.

This article was first published by Law360® Expert Analysis, © 2019 Portfolio Media Group Inc., and is reprinted with permission.

See Part 1 of this series – What you need to know about how we got here

See Part 2 of this series – Rights to due process and standing requirements

See Part 3 of this series – Website litigation specific to hotels

 

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Martin H. Orlick is one of the top ADA defense lawyers in the country. He has helped hotels, restaurants, retailers, banks and other commercial property owners defend more than 600 ADA cases. In addition to defending lawsuits and governmental investigations, Marty’s team of ADA specialists focuses on enterprise-wide ADA compliance and litigation prevention, including facilities, website and operational compliance.

He is also is a senior member of the law firm’s Global Hospitality Group®, a partner in the real estate department, and a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). For more information about ADA compliance and defense, contact Marty Orlick at 415.984.9667 or morlick@jmbm.com.


Picture of Jim ButlerThis is Jim Butler, author of www.HotelLawBlog.com and founding partner of JMBM and JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group®. We provide business and legal advice to hotel owners, developers, independent operators and investors. This advice covers critical hotel issues such as hotel purchase, sale, development, financing, franchise, management, ADA, and IP matters. We also have compelling experience in hotel litigation, union avoidance and union negotiations, and cybersecurity & data privacy.

JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® has been involved in more than $87 billion of hotel transactions and more than 3,900 hotel properties located around the globe. Contact me at +1-310-201-3526 or jbutler@jmbm.com to discuss how we can help.


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