Small business in Arizona that have been the targets of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) litigation may see some relief. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a serial litigant organization will soon be permanently barred from filing frivolous disability lawsuits against Arizona businesses. The settlement comes after Judge David M. Talamante dismissed more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID).
The issue of ADA lawsuits is not limited to Arizona, as small businesses in many states have reported similar lawsuit schemes. AASP-MN recently held training to help repair facility operators protect themselves against nuisance lawsuits in