Disability Law

Trials & Litigation

Insurers hacked tens of thousands of legal files to get an edge in worker’s comp cases, lawsuit says

Law Firms

Appeals court rules for Womble Carlyle in disability suit by former employee

Trials & Litigation

Deaf man who pleaded guilty to iPad theft that didn’t occur moves ahead in civil case

Disability Law

Widow’s suit blames disability lawyer for her husband’s suicide

Elder Law

Retirement home settles DOJ suit alleging segregation based on disability in dining rooms, events

Disability Law

Federal Circuit: US must pay attorney’s fee to lawyer who took veteran’s case 20 years ago

Insurance Law

Insurer sued over claim it refuses to cover disabled homeowners who have pit bulls as service dogs

Features

The biggest hurdle for lawyers with disabilities: preconceptions

Opening Statements

Increased awareness of Alzheimer’s disease is prompting a new push to use an old advance directive

Disability Law

Disability lawyer who made $22M cleared by probe, his lawyer says, but SSA axes some client benefits

Election Law

DOJ investigates California court restrictions on voting by intellectually disabled persons

Education Law

ADA suit says school district fails children living with violence, loss and poverty

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

U.S. Supreme Court

A ‘bait and switch’ cert petition? SCOTUS sidesteps question on ADA rights of mentally ill arrestees

Evidence

Businesses say plaintiff who won $360K in dozens of ADA suits may not be disabled

Disability Law

7th Circuit OKs deaf teen’s suit against Girl Scouts over lack of sign-language interpreter

Disability Law

Project attorney’s ADA suit says Pepper Hamilton didn’t accommodate his sleep disorder

Criminal Justice

Judge: Woman with history of stowaway attempts will be jailed if she keeps going to airports

Criminal Justice

Serial stowaway attempter is charged with trespassing at Chicago airports

Disability Law

Ex-lawmaker charged with felony sex abuse is acquitted by jury