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Jonathon Giebeler Giebeler: “Overall, SB260 is very narrow and may often be of no help, particularly for businesses with more than 50 employees that will not qualify for any of the new protections.”

SAN DIEGO—California’s new Senate Bill, SB269, should reduce certain types of predatory lawsuits and claims related to disability-access requirements, but it may target businesses for future litigation, Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldbert & Bagley LLP’s Jonathon Giebeler, CCIM, tells GlobeSt.com. We spoke exclusively with Giebeler about the new bill, how it benefits the commercial real estate and disabled communities and the drawbacks to the bill.

Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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