The Asbestos Litigation event will be held on Tuesday June 30th in NYC – Click here for more information.
The New York plaintiffs’ bar is the biggest special interest you’ve never heard of. See the full report here.
Lawsuits cost New York taxpayers over a billion dollars a year – we’re working to change that.
If someone breaks into your house and injures themselves, they can sue you – we’re working to change that.
If a worker injures themselves while drunk on the job, the employer is liable – we’re working to change that.
A party only 1% at fault can be forced to pay 100% of a judgment, encouraging lawsuit abuse – we’re working to change that.
The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY) is a broad based coalition of hardworking New York business leaders, professionals and taxpayers who are committed to changing New York’s burdensome and expensive legal system to help create more jobs and energize our State’s economy.
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On May 14th, two critically important lawsuit reform bills were introduced in the New York State senate – asbestos trust transparency reform (see issue VIDEO here) and a sliding scale for contingency fees (see issue VIDEO here). The first bill, S.5504, was introduced by Senator Tom O’Mara (R, Big Flats). This legislation would bring transparency […]
By: Scott Hobson On May 15th the Wall Street Journal reported on pending legislation which would give New York courts broad “general jurisdiction” over lawsuits against any corporation registered to do business in the state. This is at odds with a recent unanimous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, which held that litigation must have […]
By: Scott Hobson As if we needed another reminder of the utter absurdity – and often downright insanity – of the Scaffold Law… Yesterday, the First Department Appellate Division issued a decision in Strojek v. 33 East 70th Street Corp., that will leave anyone with even a shred of common sense shaking their head in disbelief. In Strojek, the […]
Today, The New York Times published a letter to the editor written by LRANY’s Executive Director, Thomas Stebbins. This letter beings to light what is perhaps the greatest corruption of all, the no-show job loophole. An Excerpt: “To the Editor: Re “Another Albany Leader Must Go” (editorial, May 5): In all the editorializing and rending of […]