Study Finds New York’s “Scaffold Law” Causes Injuries and Costs Billions

A piece written by Crain’s New York Business today marked the release of a study with ground breaking research which found that the antiquated Scaffold Law actually causes injuries while costing billions of dollars – countering the oppositions key argument to keep the law. “For years, construction executives and real estate developers have insisted that […]

LRANY Video Series: Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of the Month February 2014

This week, to continue the LRANY monthly video series: the Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of the Month, we bring to you the Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of the Month February 2014. An Oregon pimp who was recently sentenced to 100 years in prison has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Nike.  Confused? Watch below.

Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capitol a Success!

Thank you to ALL who attended!

Can’t Make it to the Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capitol?

You Can Still Contact Elected Officials With Our Virtual Lobby Day! Don’t worry if you are unable to make it to the Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capitol.   We are providing you multiple virtual vehicles to contact your elected officials and still make your voice heard! Twitter:  Hashtag: #SLRLobbyDay2014 A list of Twitter Handles for NYS […]

SCAFFOLD LAW REFORM DAY AT THE CAPITOL

Mark your calendars! On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, advocates will travel to Albany to discuss Scaffold Law reform with our elected officials. This is your chance to make your voice heard! Registration is free, and you may bring guests. Location: Empire Plaza Meeting Room 1 Schedule: 8:00 – 9:00 am – Registration and breakfast 8:30 am – Media […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lawsuit Reform Alliance Releases “Victims of the Scaffold Law” Video Series

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 6, 2014, (Albany, NY):  The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY), a non-partisan nonprofit association committed to reducing lawsuit abuse, has released a their “Victims of the Scaffold Law” video series highlighting the impact of New York’s “Scaffold Law” on small businesses, taxpayers, and, specifically New York’s Minority and Woman […]