ADA Title III

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

Reasonable Modifications

Free from barriers or provide alternatives if removal of barriers is unreasonable

Damages

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.