What are the ADA bathroom requirements commercial buildings have to follow?

The American Disabilities Act (ADA) is a law that was approved three decades ago. The ADA is a very important civil rights law as it protects individuals with disabilities from all forms of discrimination. This law strictly prohibits discrimination in any aspect of life, ranging from employment, schooling, transportation, and even in public and private […]

Who must comply with ADA requirements? Learn here!

Unsure about whether or not your business must comply with ADA requirements? This article will guide you to tell (1) whether your business should comply with the ADA, (2) what are the requirements and standards to become ADA compliant and (3) if your facility encourages accessibility for all. What is the ADA? The Americans with […]

How many ADA parking spaces are required in a commercial property?

Are you an owner of a commercial property? Ever wondered the guidelines on providing accessible parking spaces for your facility? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) covers this, ensuring accessible spaces for everybody in all aspects of public life. Understanding the ADA What is the ADA? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive […]

What is considered a disability under the ADA? Find out here.

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a civil rights law which prohibits discrimination among people with disabilities. The ADA protects individuals with a disability in all aspects of public life namely employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and access to state and local government programs […]

10 Reasons Your Business Should be ADA Compliant

It’s true – trying to be compliant with the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act can mean extra work and expense. You may question whether or not it is really worth trying to work with the ADA standards, but there are a number of reasons why compliance to this law is the only option. […]

What is ADA Compliance?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which became law in 1990, is a significant piece of civil rights legislation, striving to ensure that people with disabilities are not discriminated against, but have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. The ADA is divided into five different sections or titles. The ones with requirements that most concern […]

ADA Pool Lift Litigation in California

Since a deadline to install pool lifts passed in early 2013, hotel owners have been facing an abundance of ADA pool lift litigation in California. Hotels all over California have met this deadline, but unfortunately just installing the lifts is not enough. There are many other requirements that have to be met, which means that there […]

The Benefits of California Senate Bill 1186

In September of 2012, Senate Bill 1186 was signed into law in California. This bill was enacted to help prevent litigation abuse, which is becoming a big problem in the state of California. These lawsuits cost California jobs, threaten small businesses, and in many cases, don’t even result in improved access for those who need it. […]

California Senate Bill 269 Technical Violations

In May of 2016, Senate Bill 269 was signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown. SB 269 gives small businesses the opportunity to fix ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) violations before getting sued. Small businesses with less than 50 employees, now have 120 days to hire a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) and fix any violations […]