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April 18, 2012

Disabilities Act Prompts Flood of Suits Some Cite as Unfair

The New York Times spotlights a growing trend in New York City – lawyers who recruit plaintiffs to sue local businesses for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Such “drive-by” ADA suits are relatively new to New York, but have long been a problem in California and Florida.  In fact, Sen. Dianne Feinstein recently called for changes to California’s ADA statute, saying the law is used by attorneys to extort money from businesses.

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