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ADA Defense & Compliance Attorneys

The Americans with Disabilities Act sets out certain legal obligations employers must follow to accommodation claims, the key is to be proactive not reactive when it comes to ADA cases.

Understand Your Obligations Under ADA Law

As an employer, it’s important to understand how the ADA impacts your hiring process and the operation of your business. Here are the business owner basics.

• Title I of the ADA applies to private employers with 15 or more employees
• Employers are prohibited from discriminating against people with disabilities in hiring, paying, promoting, or training
• You must make reasonable work accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities

If you have a general question about ADA compliance, are facing an employee claim, or have been sued, join LegalShield today and you can be on the phone with a provider attorney in as little as 4 hours.

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Make Sure You’re Following ADA Standard

Creating ADA-compliant hiring processes, employee policy documentation, and making ADA-compliant job accommodations can seem overwhelming, and you may have questions.

• Is my business covered by the employment provisions of the ADA?
• What qualifies as a disability under the ADA?
• What constitutes reasonable accommodation in my line of work?
• What is protected under the ADA?

Small business plans from LegalShield allow you to seek advice from a provider attorney, have them review employment documents, discuss your hiring processes, and have them write a letter on behalf of your business to help you stay on the right side of the law.

Dealing With ADA Violations or Lawsuits

Failing to comply with the directives of the ADA puts your business at risk for potential legal claims. If a job applicant or employee files an ADA lawsuit or complaint, having access to a provider attorney is critical to understanding the deadlines and preparing a response. LegalShield provides access for your business to a provider law firm. If you are a LegalShield member and become involved in an ADA case, you can contact your provider law firm for consultation, advice, document review, and more.

All small business plans from LegalShield include benefits of ADA defense attorney consultation, document review, attorney-drafted letters, and phone calls on behalf of your business to help resolve legal issues. LegalShield's Small Business Legal Plus and Small Business Legal Pro plans include an optional trial defense add-on for only $14.95/month that includes a designated number of pre-trial and trial hours. 

Regardless of your specific legal need, review plan details and cost-effective pricing to find the membership level that best suits your situation.

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How a Legalshield Small Business Plan Works for Employment Law

Your business pays a small monthly fee starting at $49.00 per month and gets legal advice, document review and attorney representation services you can use to deal with any discrimination claim or ADA related issue.



 

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[My Provider Law Firm] was instrumental in ensuring that I understood important filing deadlines with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; deadlines that I had not entirely reviewed. The prompt initial and return phone calls have sealed the deal for me. Kudos to [my Provider Lawyer] who is an excellent attorney; professional and patient. Thank you and give her a bonus!
Get Help With ADA Compliance and Complaints
Plans Start at Only $49.00 Per Month

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