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ADA Compliance Enforcement Shifts Focus to Local Governments

ADA compliance enforcement is zeroing in on local governments. Long an issue of seemingly more bluster than action, access to local government facilities for people with disabilities has taken on a new urgency. The Justice Department recently reached an agreement with McLennan County, TX to improve access to all aspects of civic life for people   Continue Reading »

Spitzzeri and Carlos Receive Not Guilty Verdict in EEOC Case

Johnson & Bell, Ltd. attorneys, Joseph F. Spitzzeri and Christopher J. Carlos, received a not guilty verdict in favor of their client, an automobile parts and repair shop, in an Americans with Disabilities Act case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC sought both compensatory and punitive damages, the maximum potential of   Continue Reading »

Indiana Court Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of School Charged with ADA Violations

Johnson & Bell obtained summary judgment from Judge Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana in favor of its School Corporation client. The case, entitled Sandlin v. Switzerland County School Corp., involved claims by Jonathan Sandlin that he had been mistreated by school officials related to his seizure events during his tenure   Continue Reading »

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