Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act "ADA" is the
Federal Law Requiring Public Buildings to Provide Equal and Fair Access
For People With Disabilities
What Buildings fall under the ADA Guidelines?
Building that are provided for public accommodations, even if privately owned.
Non-residential (commercial buildings)
What buildings do not fall under the ADA Guidelines?
Churches, religious organizations, governmental,
Private clubs (depending on whether facilities are available to public)
What Must Public Accommodations Provide?
Accessible to people with disabilities
Integrated setting to provide the services.
Free from eligibility requirements that could prevent equal access
Free from barriers or provide alternatives if removal of barriers is unreasonable
While actual damages may not be awarded, the Court may award attorney fees
according to the statute.
If you are disabled and have been discriminated against due to a public
building not providing appropriate access, contact our firm to discuss
with an attorney. One of our lawyers may be able to represent you if you
have a valid claim. We represent clients in Kansas and Missouri.