"Often simply getting a CASp report can minimize the chance of "drive-by" lawsuits."
The first thing you can do, as a business owner, is to get educated.
Business owners can work with a special Certified Assess Specialist to discover and address their risks for these kind of suits.
A CASp report for your business can also minimize issues if you've already been served.
The ADA law is very complex which makes it difficult for businesses to identify which laws to follow and how each law applies to them.
A CASp report takes the guessing out of it, and creates a very detailed report for that individual business.
Often simply getting a CASp report can minimize the chance of "drive-by" lawsuits.
Though the HBA doesn't endorse any business for this kind of work, many Uptown businesses have been working with Tracey Cabral at Certified Access Services, please call her at 619-736-8585.
The second thing you can do if you've been served is to talk to an attorney about your options.
Many HBA members are working with John Turner who, if business people are open to it, is open to coordinating a mutual defense.
Though the HBA doesn't endorse any attorneys and encourages members to be thorough when selecting an attorney, many Hillcrest members are working with John who can be contacted at 619-237-1212.
If you have further suggestions about ways that the HBA can work to address these "drive-by" lawsuits contact the HBA at 619-299-3330.