Senate Bill 1186 Discourages ADA Lawsuit Abuse

It’s already chaptered into law. Here is an attorney’s written advisory obligation when pursuing building owners over ADA violations: 1. must state facts sufficient to allow identification of the basis for a claim, 2. prohibits inclusion of a request for money, 3. must include attorney’s State Bar license number, 4. copy of letter must be sent to the California Commission on Disability Access and to the State Bar. This civil rights bill also limits damages to $1,000 per offense if defendant corrects accessibility violations within 60 days. Read more: Source: LegInfo.CA.GOV. This post is for informational purposes only and not an attempt to render legal advice. Stevenson Real Estate Services does not ensure the accuracy of this information.