Buying a Hotel? Don’t Buy an ADA Lawsuit or DOJ Investigation – By Jim Butler, Author of Www.HotelLawBlog.com

Many investors view our current economic downtime as the perfect opportunity to purchase distressed hotel and motel assets at substantial discounts. Before any of these investors complete a purchase transaction, however, they should add one more item to their due diligence checklist: whether the hotel’s physical property and operating procedures comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and similar state statues. JMBM Global Hospitality Group® member, Eudeen Chang, defends hotels in ADA litigation and explains to investors how the ADA can effect their hotel investment.