What are public accommodations?

A place of public accommodation means any place or service offering to the public accommodations, advantages, facilities or privileges whether in the nature of goods, services, lodgings, amusements or otherwise. Places of public accommodation include a wide range of entities … Continue reading

There are often physical impediments or barriers to full accessibility by the disabled. The ADA has certain barrier removal requirements. What are the limits of those requirements for existing facilities?

Barrier removal must be effected when it is “readily achievable” to do so. “Readily achievable” means “easily accomplishable and able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense.” The decision of what is readily achievable is made considering the … Continue reading