Based on information from lawsuits filed against The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) violations, as required by California Senate Bill 1186, the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) has compiled the following list:
*edited for ease of reading. Read original table here.
These ADA violations account for 74% of the total violations. The remaining allegations are less common but still enforceable and actionable.
Penalties and fines for these violations can be costly. Select law firms have targeted businesses for ADA lawsuits in California, as the laws are more favorable to plaintiffs than elsewhere.
Facilities interested in an evaluation or that suspect violations should be inspected by a professional Certified Access Specialist (CASp), licensed by the state of California in order to provide adequate access to all customers and minimize business liability.
Omnia Pacific Construction has supported property managers and facilities in California since 1987. In addition to building services, landscape, hardscape, construction, and maintenance, Omnia offers fully integrated ADA compliance and CASp inspections, remediation, and repair services. Contact Omnia today at 800-576-3050.