Compliance


“ADA penalties and lawsuits have spiked dramatically”

— Omel Nieves Construction Law Attorney

Are you at risk? WATCH FULL VIDEO.

KNOW CODE 309.4
“THE FIVE-POUND RULE”

Operable parts shall be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. The force required to activate operable parts shall be 5 pounds (22.2 N) maximum.

Operable parts shall be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. The force required to activate operable parts shall be 5 pounds (22.2 N) maximum.


Not all shower seats in the market are compliant

As a manufacturer, you may be at risk of a lawsuit or penalties if your products are not in compliance with ADA Code 309.4. Your customers may be at risk too.

As a manufacturer, you may be at risk of a lawsuit or penalties if your products are not in compliance with ADA Code 309.4. Your customers may be at risk too.

+152%

ADA TITLE III LAWSUITS IN FEDERAL
COURT IN THE LAST 5 YEARS

“If the lawsuits continue to be filed at the current rate, the number of federal ADA Title III lawsuits filed in 2019 will top 11,000 and it will be yet another record breaking year.”

— SEYFARTH SHAW LLP
ADA TITLE III SPECIALTY TEAM ATTORNEYS

+152%

ADA TITLE III LAWSUITS IN FEDERAL
COURT IN THE LAST 5 YEARS

“If the lawsuits continue to be filed at the current rate, the number of federal ADA Title III lawsuits filed in 2019 will top 11,000 and it will be yet another record breaking year.”

— SEYFARTH SHAW LLP ADA TITLE III SPECIALTY TEAM ATTORNEYS

The cost of non-compliance is skyrocketing


+ LEGAL FEES AND
RETROFIT EXPENSES



+ LEGAL FEES AND
RETROFIT EXPENSES


“Don’t wait for a lawsuit. Be proactive and get in front of it.”

— David LoPresti & Mark Tudor
Disability Access Consultants

WHAT YOU CAN DO. WATCH FULL VIDEO.

“It is in everyone’s interest to bring their property into compliance [with ADA Code 309.4]”

— David LoPresti & Mark Tudor
Disability Access Consultants

Choose shower seats with Lift-Assist for total compliance.

Seachrome is the only accessibility product manufacturer to offer ADA compliance with Code 309.4 across our full line of shower seats. Our patented Lift-Assist Technology ensures that all Seachrome shower seats – across our full range of product lines – comply with the ADA five-pound rule.

LEARN ABOUT LIFT-ASSIST TECHNOLOGY

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