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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ‘Collette’s Law’ Introduced to Curb Abusive Lawsuits in New York

[hr] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.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 […]

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POLL: NEW YORKERS SAY LAWSUIT ABUSE COSTLY, TIME FOR REFORM

[hr] ***For Immediate Release*** June 6, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.org 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ABUSE COSTLY, TIME FOR REFORM Siena Poll Finds Legal Reform Enjoys Bipartisan Support; Majority of Voters Say System Out of Date and Often Abused by Lawyers Albany, NY – Today the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New […]

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Poughkeepsie Journal: Legal Reform Would Benefit Business in New York

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 […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On NYSTLA Lobby Day, LRANY Decries Trial Lawyer Influence

[hr] For Immediate Release May 17, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.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 […]

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LRANY Video Series – Too Much Ice in Starbucks ICED Beverages: Most Outrageous Lawsuit of the Month May 2016

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]