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ADA Public Access Compliance & Claims

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Akerman represents companies in virtually every major industry, providing counseling and defending claims under the public accommodation provisions of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We assist with compliance efforts both pre-litigation and after a claim has been filed that alleges lack of accessibility.
Our team has experience in assisting clients with onsite inspections, negotiating with Plaintiff's counsel to resolve disputes as early in a litigation as possible, defending class certification motions, and with navigating the ADA Accessibility Guidelines when making required modifications.

Practice Highlights
Bullet Advise clients regarding the compliance requirements of Title III of the ADA
Bullet Conduct evaluation of allegations of inaccessibility for persons with disabilities
Bullet Provide representation in defending litigation over accessibility claims
Bullet Work with architects/design professionals to determine required modifications

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