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ADA claimants find courts less friendly these days  (access required)

It’s bad enough for Charlotte’s commercial real estate industry. Lenders aren’t lending. Vacancies are still high. And then there’s the ongoing problem of lawsuits alleging that shopping centers, office buildings and industrial parks are violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. “It is troubling because some folks out of Florida, usually Miami or Fort Lauderdale, come up and file a lawsuit claiming their rights under the ADA have been violated,” said John Bowers, a lawyer for Charlotte law firm Horack Talley. Bowers (pictured) is among attorneys who have been hired to defend two clients in the Charlotte area dealing with ADA lawsuits.

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