An Update on ADA Drive-by Lawsuits

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time Zone


Recent news segments focused on ways in which some consumers and their attorneys misused the ADA in so-called “Drive-by” Lawsuits caused widespread confusion and reaction among the general public. The truth is considerably different than what has been represented by the media, anti-civil rights forces and a legitimately scared but reactionary business community. Attorney J. Aaron McCullough will provide an update so-called ADA"drive-by" lawsuits across the country including some of the more recent media reports on this issue. This webinar will focus on the legal reality behind these lawsuits and also take a look at proposed legal reform and related updates on this issue./p>

Learning objectives for this session include:

  1. Update and review of so-called Drive By Lawsuits and relevant recent case law

  2. A discussion of proposed or pending legal reform on this issue

  3. Understanding how to enforce Title III rights through available remedies and avoid the label of "drive-by" lawsuits

  4. A review of defenses against this type of “drive-by” lawsuit for the business community


Aaron McCullough JD, ADAConsult Services,
John Wodatch Former, Chief Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division United States Department of Justice

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
Certificate of Attendance 1.5