The Current Trends in ADA “Drive-By” Law Suits

Recently we have seen a noticeable uptick in so-called American’s with Disability Act (“ADA”) “Drive-by” suits. These suits are labeled as such because plaintiffs often ride around neighbors and areas looking for ADA violations and then catalogue the alleged violations of the ADA via photographs. These business owners usually must fix any non-compliant issues (sometimes […]

MN Supreme Court Reaffirms the Limits on Cities’ Ability to Impose Fees on Developers

In August of this year, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a decision that should curtail statutory cities’ ability to make the approval of subdivision applications contingent on payment of fee or charges not specifically authorized by Minnesota law. The case, Harstad v. Woodbury, involved a developer who submitted an application to the City of Woodbury […]

MMB Attorneys to Discuss ADA “Drive-By” Suits, Wage-and-Hour Issues at MN Hospitality Expo

Ansis Viksnins and Aaron Hartman will be speaking to the attendees at the Minnesota Hospitality Conference & Expo on October 23 at Saint Paul’s RiverCentre. The Expo is a free hospitality industry event for relevant learning, food sampling and networking. Ansis and Aaron will offer 30-minute presentations at the so-called Connection Corners, areas on the […]