May 01, 2013

ADA and the Applicable Statute of Limitations

William D. Goren

The whole idea of the statute of limitations is to prevent stale claims. Just about everything has a statute of limitations (the only two exceptions that I can think of our claims arising under USERRA and capital murder claims). The ADA does have statute of limitations to deal with, though it is not stated in the statute itself. Just what is the statute of limitations for an ADA claim? The answer to that question depends upon the title of the ADA involved as well as on an interpretation of a Supreme Court opinion. Let’s look at how each of the titles break down.

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