Recent rulings indicate that courts across the country view project owners’ and developers’ liability for ADA claims differently than they do other compliance violations. Owners’ attempts to raise questions of contractor negligence, breach of contract or breach of warranty are being rejected. So what can a project owner do? In my recent article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I discuss why the courts’ rulings suggest that thoughtful, thorough self-audit by owners is their best protection. I also offer other steps that should be taken to minimize the risk of ADA-related claims. Read the full article here.
“Self-Imposed ADA Audits: The Developer’s Best Option” was originally published by the Daily Journal of Commerce on September 16, 2016