Scott Johnson

Business owners have mixed reaction to ADA compliance bill

Auburn-area businesses say while it?s a step in the right direction, they are skeptical of the difference legislation aimed at giving them relief from ?frivolous? Americans with Di ...

Bill aimed to relieve "frivolous" ADA lawsuits defeated

A bill aimed at giving businesses relief from ?frivolous? Americans with Disabilities Act Lawsuits failed Tuesday morning. Assembly Bill 1878, introduced by Assemblywoman Beth Gai ...

Foresthill businesses hit by ADA lawsuits

Joan Elliott said a quadriplegic attorney used the wheelchair ramp and dined on a steak in her restaurant before sending a letter threatening to sue her for being out of compliance ...

Attorney lining his pockets

Well, once again Scott Johnson has been busy hitting up our Placer County businesses (Weimar Country Store struggles to stay open,” Journal, March 22). I am outraged on how this ...

"Frivolous" ADA lawsuits targeted through legislation

A few simple changes helped Millennium Smokeshop bring its building into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. Alicia Rodriguez, regional manager for Millen ...

Our View: Access and education are needed

It’s a tale of two struggles. The Americans with Disabilities Act has been in existence since 1990. Its ultimate goal of creating access for all, especially those with disabilit ...

List of Auburn businesses hit by ADA compliance lawsuits grows

More Auburn businesses have been sued by Carmichael-based lawyer Scott Johnson for being out of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards. Some local business ...

Auburn businesses struggle with ADA lawsuit costs

Steve Rowett will be paying Carmichael-based attorney Scott Johnson $200 a month for the next five years. Rowett, who owns Sierra Smog on the corner of Highway 49 and Elm Avenue, ...

Another Auburn business sued for ADA issues

Another Auburn business said it has recently been sued by a Carmichael-based attorney for disability access, and the city of Auburn is working to find out who else is being impacte ...

Help economy, middle class

By coming together as a union, workers can negotiate for fair pay and family-supporting benefits. And that’s exactly what we need to get the middle class — and our economy ...