Flaum v. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

District Court, E.D. Virginia, No. 4:12cv111, November 21, 2012: Complaint of plaintiff in ADA historic property claim need not show remedy is readily achievable.

The historic preservation issue in this case is whether, at time of filing a claim in court under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) for removal of architectural barriers at a historically significant [...]

Davis v. Ciborowski Family Trust

U.S. Dist. Court, D. New Hampshire, Civil No. 11-cv-436-PB, August 31, 2012: Efforts by owner to look into conflict between ADA compliance and property’s historic significance are relevant to owner’s invocation of ADA’s historic significance exception.

This case concerns the allowable scope of discovery by the plaintiffs in a claim under Title III of the Americans with [...]

Final Revised ADA Regulations Signed

On July 23, 2010, US Attorney General Eric Holder signed final regulations revising the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations (28 C.F.R. Parts 35 and 36) which affect alterations to “places of recreation,” museums and all other places of public accommodation. In general, these final rules take effect 6 months after they are published in the [...]