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The 2015 Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capital will be held on February 10, 2015 — Register Today!

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Lawsuits cost New York taxpayers over a billion dollars a year – we’re working to change that.

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If someone breaks into your house and injures themselves, they can sue you – we’re working to change that.

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If a worker injures themselves while drunk on the job, the employer is liable – we’re working to change that.

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A party only 1% at fault can be forced to pay 100% of a judgment, encouraging lawsuit abuse – we’re working to change that.

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Fear of lawsuits causes providers to order unnecessary tests and procedures, driving up healthcare costs – we’re working to change that.

 


Our Mission

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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Tell your elected officials that you want to see common sense changes to New York’s broken legal system  to help  our state grow. Make your voice heard!

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LRANY News and Blog

On December 17th, Governor Cuomo vetoed “Steven Kovacs Law,” a bill which would have imposed liability on the host of a gathering in a private home to render reasonable assistance to a guest suffering from a medical emergency. Certainly, the measure was well intentioned; Steven Kovacs, the young man for whom the law was named, […]


Contact: Phoebe Stonbely 518.512.5265 pstonbely@lrany.org New York City Court Ranked #1 Worst “Judicial Hellhole” in USA Bias, Political Profiteering Plague “Systematically Unfair” Court  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Albany, NY (December 16, 2014) – The 2014-15 edition of the American Tort Reform Foundation’s “Judicial Hellholes” report, released today, identifies the New York City Asbestos Litigation court (NYCAL) […]


This week, Phoebe Stonbely brings you the most ridiculous lawsuit for the month of December. A Texas woman filed a lawsuit for $1 million against the owners of a dog that was killed by her dogs. This is a glaring example of just how sue happy our nation is.


  On November 19th, LRANY hosted our first Annual Meeting and Key Issues Summit focused on Scaffold Law reform. The day included an overview of recent Court of Appeals rulings, a luncheon, keynote address by singer Collette McLafferty, and panel discussions on the legal, insurance, and political dimensions of the Scaffold Law. Thanks to all […]


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