The Buffalo News recently published an article written by LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely highlighting the opportunity for common sense changes following the
conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
“Though justice has been served with the corruption conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, the injustices from his decades in power in Albany remain.
New York is left in shambles from lawsuits and litigation. Silver let the trial lawyer agenda control New York government for years. After decades of trial lawyer control, New York is home to the highest medical liability payouts, the highest construction insurance costs, an asbestos court dubbed the No. 1 ‘judicial hellhole’ in the country, and the state is rated highest for ‘litigation risk.'”