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LRANY will be hosting its first Annual Meeting & Scaffold Law Reform Summit on November 19, 2014 — 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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30th, 2014 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely 518.512.5265 pstonbely@lrany.org Lawsuit Reform Group Releases “Justice for All” Plan For Immediate Release (Albany, NY): The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY), a nonprofit advocacy group focused on legal reform, released its five-point legislative agenda today, entitled “Justice for All: A Roadmap to Fix New […]


For Release: Monday, September 29, 2014 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely 518.512.5265 pstonbely@lrany.org -MEDIA ADVISORY- “JUSTICE FOR ALL,” A SOLUTION FOR “SUE YORK” TO BE RELEASED TOMORROW Albany, NY: New York State is often dubbed “Sue York” and is widely regarded as the most litigious state in the most litigious nation in the world. Lawsuit abuse is […]


This week, the Poughkeepsie Journal published a letter to the editor written by LRANY Executive Director, Thomas B. Stebbins in the Valley Views section of the publication.  This letter calls on Governor Cuomo to reform the Scaffold Law in order to fulfill his claim that New York is “open for business”. An Excerpt: “Gov. Andrew […]


Today, Governor Cuomo signed into law S.5077 (Bonacic), supported by LRANY, which would clarify the rules relating to the conduct of an examination before trial. The measure, introduced upon the recommendation of the Chief Administrative Judge, would allow the counsel for a non-party witness to object to the form and relevance of questioning. The current law does […]


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