LRANY Video Series: Expert Witness Disclosure

This week, to continue the LRANY video series, we bring to you a video on expert witness disclosure.  The current law in New York regarding expert disclosure requires litigants to disclose their respective experts prior to trial, but offers no definitive time frame in which the disclosure must be exchanged.   Most courts throughout the state […]

A Happy Ending to a Lawsuit

By: Michael Seinberg Some months ago we wrote about a New Jersey couple that was suing the town of Harvey Cedars over their use of eminent domain to construct a 22-foot high sand dune on a portion of the couple’s property. The dune later saved the home from being severely damaged or destroyed by Superstorm […]

LRANY Video Series: The ‘Scaffold Law’

This week, to continue the LRANY video series, we bring to you a video on the New-York-only ‘Scaffold Law’.  This antiquated law currently holds contractors and property owners 100 percent liable for elevation related construction injuries, regardless of the workers’ negligence. It is past time that our legislature make reasonable reforms to this clearly unbalanced […]

Introducing: LRANY Video Series

The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York is pleased to announce the launch of a new video series aimed at educating New Yorkers about the problem of lawsuit abuse, and more importantly, the solutions that LRANY is working towards every day. The idea for this series came from a brainstorming session with grassroots members in […]

LRANY’s Tom Stebbins to Speak in Talisen Construction’s ‘Scaffold Law’ Webinar

On Thursday, October 3rd, Talisen Construction will be hosting a free informational webinar discussing New York’s ‘Scaffold Law’ which will be open to New York building owners, owner’s reps, property managers, general contractors, and subcontractors. The webinar is entitled “Falling Down: NY’s Scaffold Law Makes It Cost More To Build In NYC Than Anywhere Else In the Country”. […]

New York Daily News: Doctoring the Rockaways

This week, the New York Daily News posted a letter to the editor written by LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely in response to the devastating trend of hospitals closing across the state. An Excerpt: “News that the Rockaway Peninsula may lose its last hospital (“A very grim prognosis,” Aug. 14) echoes the financial troubles faced by hospitals […]

MEDIA ALERT: Time to Change the Antiquated ‘Scaffold Law’

FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 CONTACT: Phoebe Stonbely (518) 512-5265 -MEDIA ALERT- Time to Change the Antiquated ‘Scaffold Law’ Law limits construction of better schools, roads, bridges, and hospitals while costing millions LRANY Executive Director, Tom Stebbins, available for interview ALBANY, NY – This past weekend, the Associated Press reported on the cost of […]