Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a law that protects persons with disabilities against discrimination. When a covered institution violates this law, qualified individuals can file Section 504 lawsuits against the covered entity.
Below, we take a look at examples of Section 504 lawsuits and the settlements made by the groups and individuals involved.
According to the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, you are required to provide reasonable accommodation to people with disabilities.
Once you have determined eligibility, we can help you determine what is the most effective, and least costly way of complying with Section 504.
Section 504 is the more commonly used term for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It is a national law that defines the rights of persons with disabilities. Section 504 aims to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disability.
Section 504 applies to institutions such as public schools, colleges, and organizations providing vocational programs. It covers public services and government agencies. Section 504 also covers employers as well as private schools and agencies that receive federal funding or support.