ADA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Hospital Allegedly Fails To Adhere To Building Codes ADA Expert Case

Hospital Allegedly Fails To Adhere To Building Codes

This case involves an 88-year-old patient who fell and suffered injuries while at a hospital. The patient was being accompanied by a nurse to the bathroom. Once in the bathroom, the nurse left the patient’s side. There were no grab bars or any other such a …

Handicapped Guest Sustains Serious Injuries After Falling In Hotel Shower ADA Expert Case

This case involves a legally blind woman who fell in a hotel shower. Before her stay, the guest requested accommodations with a handicap bathroom. Upon arriving at the hotel, the guest was informed that the hotel staff never received her request and  …

Expert Discusses ADA Non-Compliance in Theater Staircase ADA Expert Case

Expert Discusses ADA Non-Compliance in Theater Staircase

…  owner indicate that the staircase was supposed to be an ADA-accessible path for customers to use while the normal handicapped access to …  the absence of handrails was grandfathered in under the ADA, and therefore was not required to meet it’s specifications. A forensic …

ADA Compliance Expert Discusses Unsafe Hotel Bathroom ADA Expert Case

ADA Compliance Expert Discusses Unsafe Hotel Bathroom

This case involves an individual who was injured in a hotel bathroom in Maine due to an allegedly defective shower seat. The individual, an elderly female patron of the hotel who had specifically requested a handicap accessible hotel room for her stay, had …

Hotel Guest is Seriously Injured by Folding Shower Seat ADA Expert Case

…  dystrophy, was given a hotel room that was customized to ADA recommendations. Shortly after checking in to his room, the man …  that the hotel failed to maintain the room according to ADA standards, posing a direct danger to guests who were assigned the …

ADA Expert Opines on Harassment of Employee With ADHD ADA Expert Case

ADA Expert Opines on Harassment of Employee With ADHD

This case involves an employee at a Fortune 500 company who suffered from ADHD and ADD, among other issues, which prevented him from focusing for an extended period of time without treatment. He was frequently bullied and hassled by a direct supervisor af …

Building Codes Expert Opines on Faulty Stairway Handrail ADA Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who went to use the restroom before boarding a bus at a bus station. On the way to the restroom, which is accessible only via an exterior set of uneven and oddly configured shallow steps, the plaintiff held onto the handrail  …

Patient is Denied Disability by Insurance Company ADA Expert Case

Patient is Denied Disability by Insurance Company

This disability services case takes place in Iowa and involves a female patient who has been denied long term disability by her insurance company. The patient had multiple medical issues including cancer, chronic intestinal disorders, hormone imbalances,  …

Human Resources Expert Witness Evaluates Compliance with ADA Regulations ADA Expert Case

This case involves a male employee of a hospital in the northeast. The employee suffered from ADHD/ADD and other known issues. He was frequently bullied and hassled by a direct supervisor, who refused to accommodate the employee’s request for a position/de …

Epidemiology expert witness discusses school bullying and suicide ADA Expert Case

An epidemiology expert witness discusses a case involving a teenager’s parents who sued their school district claiming that ignored bullying caused their daughter to commit suicide. The teenager was repeatedly harassed at school because she was overweight  …