Arizona attorney general’s office files motion to dismiss 1,700 ADA lawsuits; Adam Martinez, chairman of Rose Law Group Real Estate Litigation Department, says dismissal would be welcomed by business owners

By Steven Totten | Phoenix Business Journal The office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a motion to dismiss the more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by the nonprofit group Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities in regards to the Americans with Disabilities Act. AID has filed 1,700-plus “copy-and-paste” lawsuits to dozens of Valley businesses for not being compliant with …

Congress hears appeals to fix dysfunctional appraisal system; Adam Martinez, Chairman of Rose Law Group real estate litigation department provides insight

By Jann Swanson | Mortgage News Daily The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance recently held a hearing on “Modernizing Appraisals: A Regulatory Review and the Future of the Industry.” According to the committee memorandum, the hearing was called to “Examine the appraisal industry since the creation of the Appraisal Subcommittee in 1989, review the Dodd-Frank Act’s impact …

Adam Martinez, Chairman of Rose Law Group Real Estate Litigation Department, explains Arizona Court of Appeals HOA director decision

By Adam Martinez | Chairman of Rose Law Group Real Estate Litigation Department The Arizona Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed a trial court’s decision that permitted an HOA to exclude a rogue board director from executive board meetings. After the rogue director received an email from a former employee that accused a current employee of misconduct, the board met in an …

Advocates divided on Flake bill to ease ADA lawsuits; issue is about abuse of the judicial system, says Adam Martinez, Chairman of Rose Law Group’s Real Estate Litigation Department, who handles many ADA defense suits

By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune The owner of a struggling east Mesa strip mall wishes he had the second chance to correct a technical Americans with Disabilities Act violation, as envisioned in a bill filed by Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. Flake’s bill includes a “notice and cure provision,” which would have given Keith, 51, or any other business …

AG seeks to consolidate, dismiss 1,300 ADA suits; cases far from over, says Adam Martinez as chairman of Rose Law Group real estate litigation department

By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune The Arizona Attorney’s Office filed a motion in Maricopa County Superior Court this week that might eventually result in the dismissal of nearly 1,300 lawsuits against businesses accused of violating the American With Disabilities Act. The motion seeks to consolidate 1,289 cases, mostly filed against Mesa businesses, into one case. It alleges that …