Lawsuits and Settlements
Research information regarding recent disability rights law settlement agreements, charges and lawsuits filed at the following websites:
- ADA Case Law Database - The ADA Case Law Database is a comprehensive search tool that provides information on significant case law rulings under the Employment (Title I), State and Local Government (Title II) and Places of Public Accommodations (Title III) provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Create a free account to access the database.
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces Title I (Employment) of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Visit the EEOC website for information on employment rights and employer responsibilities under the ADA.
- U.S. Department of Education (DOE) - The U.S. Department of Education sets the standards and enforces the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in education.
- U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) enforces Title II (State and Local Government Programs and Services) and Title III (Places of Public Accommodation / Business) of the Americans with Disabilities Act. DOJ also regulates and enforces accessible private transportation services (e.g., airport shuttles). Find links to technical assistance publications, status reports, and recent settlement agreements. Information on filing ADA-related complaints is also available.
- U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - The U.S. Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the U.S. Access Board, develops standards for public transportation vehicles, including over-the-road buses, under the ADA. DOT also develops regulations for and enforces the law regarding accessible public transportation services.
- Access to Healthcare and the ADA - Pacific ADA Center Legal Brief revised pdf -2018 - This legal brief will review how the courts are interpreting critical issues for people with disabilities under the ADA. Before focusing on the substantive issues, the brief will examine the legal challenges of ADA coverage, including whether a particular healthcare provider is a place of public accommodation and how courts have interpreted whether people have legal standing when they have brought litigation against healthcare providers under the ADA. Read more at the above link.
- Access to Healthcare and the ADA - Pacific ADA Center Legal Brief revised RTF - 2018
- Access to Healthcare and the ADA - Pacific ADA Center Legal Brief revised Word - 2018
- The Development of Emergency Planning for People with Disabilities Though ADA Litigation - Barry C. Taylor - 2018 - pdf - This brief will review the recognition and development of the rights of people with disabilities in emergency planning through the courts. Read more at this link.
- The Development of Emergency Planning for People with Disabilities Though ADA Litigation -Barry C. Taylor - 2018 - rtf
- The Development of Emergency Planning for People with Disabilities Though ADA Litigation- Barry C. Taylor - 2018 - Word doc