Southern District of New York

By Lotus Cannon and Minh Vu

Seyfarth synopsis:  Leading the country with 3,173 federal ADA Title III lawsuits in 2022, plaintiff-friendly court decisions will likely keep New York in the top spot.

It is no surprise that New York has become the nation’s leader in ADA Title III and website accessibility litigation, bypassing California by a substantial margin in

Continue Reading New York Continues to Be a Friendly Venue for ADA Title III Plaintiffs

By Minh N. Vu

The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) and the owners of the Rosa Mexicano restaurants at Lincoln Center, Union Square, and First Avenue recently entered into a consent decree that resolves an enforcement suit filed in October 2012.  The DOJ alleged that the restaurants were not physically accessible to individuals with disabilities, in violation of Title III of
Continue Reading Justice Department Obtains Civil Penalties and Retrofits From Three Manhattan Rosa Mexicano Restaurants for Alleged ADA Violations.