ADA Litigation To Surge With Enactment Of New Law

Law360, New York (December 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Once wary of pursuing cases under a law that lost its teeth after a series of U.S. Supreme Court rulings, plaintiffs attorneys are gaining enthusiasm for the Americans with Disabilities Act ahead of legislation aimed at restoring its original bite, according to the 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac.

Though it pales next to statistics for other employment litigation, the number of suits under the 1990 ADA has increased by 100 each year since the federal courts first introduced coding for such cases in December 2004, increasing from...
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