Letter to the Editor, Comments Show Broad Support for LRANY

Last week, LRANY’s Executive Director Tom Stebbins’ letter to the editor was picked up in papers across New York, from Westchester to Buffalo.  This week, two responses have run and both show broad support for LRANY’s position.  One, from the president of the Trial Lawyers Association, is not surprisingly negative, but the comment section reveals […]

‘Lawsuit lottery’ must be limited

The recent Washington County home explosion which killed five is being investigated but not just by the proper authorities but also by a local law firm looking, on behalf of the victims’ families, for someone to sue.  Surely, if there was negligence or wrongdoing in this instance, someone should be held accountable the victims compensation but […]

New York’s litigation-friendly laws hurt business

Most everyone would agree that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been uniquely successful in getting his agenda passed through a Legislature that was completely dysfunctional not too long ago. So, what’s next? Reforming New York’s antiquated and stifling legal system has wide support and would provide millions in economic development at no cost to the state. […]

Injustice the Film — Tonight at 10:00pm

Tonight at 10:0pm EDT on the Reelz channel, don’t miss “Injustice” a film about greed and corruption in America’s lawsuit industry. Visit the website for more information.

LRANY Supports Fair Compensation for Justices

An article published yesterday in The New York Times showcases the fact that for the first time in New York History, judges are actually leaving the bench, not to retire, but to return to practicing law.  A recent study showed nearly 1 in 10 judges leaving annually. Judges in New York are required to be lawyers and in […]

LRANY Celebrates the Defeat of Multiple Trial Lawyer-Backed Bills and the Introduction of Pro-Reform Legislation

On June 24th the Senate and Assembly adjourned at the call of the Majority Leader and Speaker, effectively signaling the end of the 2011 legislative session. Throughout the year, the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York actively engaged members of the legislature to fight for meaningful lawsuit reform in our state. While the State’s legislature […]