Statement from LRANY Executive Director on Guilty Verdict in Sheldon Silver’s Corruption Trial

November 30, 2015 Statement from LRANY Executive Director on Guilty Verdict in Sheldon Silver’s Corruption Trial “As we have been saying for years, Sheldon Silver’s ‘income’ was nothing more than a political payment to ensure he executed the agenda of the trial lawyers who paid him. We are left with a state decimated by lawsuits […]

STATEMENT: Response to the Cuomo, Schneiderman Litigation Risk Partnership from LRANY Executive Director

November 19, 2015 Response to the Cuomo, Schneiderman Litigation Risk Partnership from Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York Executive Director Tom Stebbins “We are thrilled that the Governor and Attorney General both recognize the runaway costs of litigation against New York State, our schools, and our municipalities, but New York needs to do more than […]

LRANY 2015 Annual Meeting a Great Success!

Yesterday’s 2015 LRANY Annual Meeting, held at the Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs, was a great success. The seamless day included a morning session presented by Professor Michael Hutter of Albany Law School, a luncheon with a keynote speech from renowned author and legal reform activist Philip K. Howard, and an afternoon panel featuring Ed […]

STATEMENT: LRANY Executive Director on Perry Weitz Testimony at Sheldon Silver Corruption Trial

November 4, 2015 Statement from LRANY Executive Director on Perry Weitz Testimony at Sheldon Silver Corruption Trial “We challenge Mr. Silver’s defense team to show one shred of evidence where Mr. Silver bucked the legislative will of Weitz and Luxenberg or the trial lawyers. New York State has the highest medical liability costs in the […]

Statement from LRANY Executive Director on Sheldon Silver Trial

“For years, the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York has identified the payments from law firms to Sheldon Silver as a potentially massive conflict of interest. The investigation into this alleged corruption is overdue. New York needs legislators who are working for the people, not personal injury lawyers.” -Tom Stebbins, Executive Director, Lawsuit Reform Alliance […]