Seyfarth Synopsis: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals adopts a burden-shifting framework for analyzing claims involving the removal of pre-ADA barriers which requires the plaintiff to “plausibly show how the cost of removing the architectural barrier at issue does not exceed the benefits under the circumstances.”
Seyfarth Synopsis: Utah businesses are experiencing an unprecedented number of ADA Title III lawsuits.
Utah used to be a good place for public accommodations that did not want to be sued for ADA Title III violations. In 2013, 2014, and 2015 combined, plaintiffs only filed a total of eight such lawsuits in federal court (1, 6, and 1, respectively). …
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