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The State of ADA Lawsuits: Then and Now. Has CASp SB 1186 helped?

A Quick Look Back … In 2000, Clint Eastwood was sued for two-minute infractions found inside his historic California Inn.  Even though the jury found Eastwood responsible for two minor infractions, they declined to order him to pay anything … except for the $577,000 in attorneys’ fees. Several years ago, River City Brewing, a popular […]

Highlights of the new SB 1186 Disabled Access Law

A bipartisan effort between Senator Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga) and Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) to curb frivolous lawsuits filed under the guise of the Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law on September 19th, 2012 by Governor Jerry Brown. This law includes an urgency clause, which was passed 77-0 in the State […]