LRANY will be hosting its first Annual Meeting & Scaffold Law Reform Summit on November 19, 2014 — Register Today!
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.
Fear of lawsuits causes providers to order unnecessary tests and procedures, driving up healthcare costs – 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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Today, the Brooklyn Eagle published a letter by LRANY Executive Director Tom Stebbins calling for common-sense reform to New York’s trespasser liability laws. “We applaud Senator Squadron, Assemblyman Lentol, and Borough President Adams on their call for steeper penalties for trespassing at New York’s landmarks and infrastructure projects (NYC pols seek increased penalties for bridge, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Albany, NY (November 20, 2014)- Earlier this year, Collette McLafferty’s life was turned upside down. Without warning, the successful Manhattan singer and songwriter was served with a $10 million lawsuit by a P!nk cover band co-creator and personal injury lawyer Charles Bonfonte. The lawsuit alleges that McLafferty and her fellow bandmates’ lack […]
“We applaud Senator Squadron, Assemblyman Lentol, and Borough President Adams on their call for steeper penalties for trespassing at New York’s landmarks and infrastructure projects. However, the greater problem is that those criminals can sue the City if they are injured while trespassing. Only in New York and California can a trespasser sue a property […]
Lawyers Association Committee Latest to Call for Scaffold Law Reform FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Albany, NY (November 13, 2014)- The New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) Construction Committee has issued a 65-page report titled “New York’s Scaffold Law and Pending Reforms,” which concludes that the Scaffold Law is a failed public policy and should be reformed […]