American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Complaint Against Movie Theaters Could Also Apply To Hotels And Others

Marty Orlick, an ADA defense lawyer at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, discusses a recent CA class action lawsuit against Cinemark. The implication for hotel operators is that similar complaints could be filed regarding accessibility to movies, s… Continue reading American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Complaint Against Movie Theaters Could Also Apply To Hotels And Others

Editorial: State of the Industry, Part 3 – Green Building and Construction Defect Litigation

Parts 1 and 2 of this series on the state of the industry (see links above) were admittedly a little depressing. Truth be told, the construction defect litigation industry seems kind of depressing. I’ve watched as numerous colleagues and counterparts have been laid off and a few firms have scaled back dramatically or shut down altogether. But there is a bright spot I see on the horizon: Green Building. Continue reading Editorial: State of the Industry, Part 3 – Green Building and Construction Defect Litigation

Editorial: State of the Industry, Part 1 – Construction Defect Litigation

Here in California the weather is cold (relatively speaking), but the climate is electrifying. Construction defect litigation remains active despite numerous changes to legal strategies and continues to be shaped by the insurance carriers. CA SB800, our Builders Right to Repair laws, under Civil Code §895, et seq., has failed to achieve its stated goals … Continue reading Editorial: State of the Industry, Part 1 – Construction Defect Litigation