[hr] June 20, 2016 LRANY Responds to Trial Lawyers’ Opposition to Uber Upstate “Last week’s news that the trial lawyers scuttled ride-sharing upstate is another example of the trial lawyers putting their profits over the people of New York. Their endless rhetoric about ‘safety’ has been exposed as hypocrisy, as their meddling managed to suppress […]
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The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY) would like to congratulate Adam Morey on winning a spot as a 2016 City & State 40 Under 40 Rising Star. Adam began working for LRANY in January of 2016 as our Government Affairs Specialist, and has since excelled in this role. Prior to joining LRANY, Adam […]
[hr] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely firstname.lastname@example.org 518.512.5265/518.708.3578 ‘Collette’s Law’ Introduced to Curb Abusive Lawsuits in New York Assemblywoman, Reform Advocates Push for Tougher Sanctions for Abusive Lawsuits Albany, NY – In April of 2014, Collette McLafferty’s life was turned upside down. After performing just one $75 gig with a P!nk […]
[hr] ***For Immediate Release*** June 6, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely email@example.com O: 518.512.5265/ C: 518.708.3578 NEW YORKERS SAY LAWSUIT ABUSE COSTLY, TIME FOR REFORM Siena Poll Finds Legal Reform Enjoys Bipartisan Support; Majority of Voters Say System Out of Date and Often Abused by Lawyers Albany, NY – Today the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New […]
This week, the Poughkeepsie Journal published a letter to the editor from LRANY’s Adam Morey. The LTE was in response to a piece written by policy analyst E.J. McMahon that noted reform to the Scaffold Law as a way to improve business climate in New York. Morey elaborated on the current hindrances of the law and […]
[hr] For Immediate Release May 17, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely firstname.lastname@example.org 518.512.5265 On NYSTLA Lobby Day, LRANY Decries Trial Lawyer Influence Deemed “the single most powerful political force in Albany,” by Governor Cuomo, legal reform group calls for end to shadow government and no-show jobs ALBANY – As the trial lawyers roam the halls of […]
EVENT: LRANY 2016 Annual Meeting | November 10th | Albany, NY – Click here for more information.
This month Phoebe Stonbely will discuss a lawsuit puts the ICEing on the cake for ridiculous. A Chicago woman has brought a $5M lawsuit against the coffee giant Starbucks for adding TOO much ice in their ice beverages. [hr]
[hr] May 3, 2016 LRANY Executive Director Response to Silver Sentencing “We have said – for years now – that Sheldon Silver’s payments from New York’s wealthiest personal injury law firm were an out-sized political contribution masquerading as legitimate income. Silver defrauded the people, choosing his allegiance to the trial lawyers over his public service. […]