|Dec. 15, 2018 | www.fisherphillips.com|
In our last issue, we looked at some ideas about how to investigate, catch, and terminate employees who are stealing from your company. In this conclusion, we’ll talk about some ways to avoid—or at least reduce the possibility of—getting sued by those same thieves.
Most retailers have by now faced a Title III lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) contending that a store is not accessible to disabled individuals. There remains a plethora of attorneys who make a living finding non-compliant facilities and bringing suit to have the facility brought into compliance—while, of course, seeking recovery of their attorneys’ fees. The vast majority of these cases involve matters that can easily be and are fixed, which means the stakes and settlements are relatively small. However, when grouped together, the numbers can add up.