Category Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

Does the Americans with Disabilities Act Apply to Websites?

When you think of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), you probably think of it in terms of the requirements it imposes on employers, such as obligations not to discriminate against employees on the basis of disability, or the obligation … Continue reading

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Schoolteacher sues school district for failing to accommodate fear of children

Just when you thought you had heard it all:  Maria Waltherr-Willard, a former high school Spanish and French teacher in Cincinnati claims she was forced to retire after her school district transferred her to teach at the middle school.  Waltherr-Willard … Continue reading

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First Circuit Holds Plaintiff’s Claim Barred By Attorney’s Inaction

The First Circuit has issued a warning to Plaintiffs:  Be choosy about who represents you, as your attorneys’ actions (or inactions) can bind you; “better late than never” is a phrase that does not apply to the filing of civil … Continue reading

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