Forbes: Industry Upset With Risk of Higher Verdicts in New York’s Asbestos Court

LRANY’s Tom Stebbins was quoted in a Forbes article focused on the recent case management order changes in the NYCAL:

“Tom Stebbins, executive director of the Albany-based Lawsuit Reform Alliance, said the brief is a “critical step” in restoring balance to NYCAL.

“The court has been dubbed a ‘judicial hellhole’ and the recent case management order only made things worse,” he told Legal Newsline.

“We hope the court will restore the longstanding deferral of punitive damages and adopt asbestos trust claim transparency to address inconsistent claims and suppression of trust-related exposure evidence by plaintiffs’ lawyers.””

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