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Interest on Judgments

The Issue Currently, defendants must pay interest on judgments at a fixed rate of 9%, which is significantly higher than the market rate. This rate forces defendants to settle meritless lawsuits rather than risk paying the exorbitant interest rate. The Solution LRANY supports legislation which ties the rate of interest on judgments to the prevailing […]

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LRANY Video Series: Interest on Judgments

This week, to continue the LRANY video series, we bring to you a video interest on judgments.  Currently, defendants must pay interest on judgments at a fixed rate of 9%, which is significantly higher than the market rate. This rate forces defendants to settle meritless lawsuits rather than risk paying the exorbitant interest rate. The current […]

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The Auburn Citizen — Legal Costs Hurt N.Y. Municipalities

By: Adam Morey “As state budget season comes to a close in New York, the editors of the Auburn Citizen correctly observe that debate on many issues is hidden from public view (“Don’t shut public out of New York state budget,” Mar. 29). All too often, common sense proposals get amended or left behind without […]

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LRANY Releases Common Sense Agenda

New Leadership, New Opportunities: A Roadmap to Fix New York’s Civil Justice System Today, the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York, released its common sense five-point legislative agenda for 2016. The plan addresses five key areas that most contribute to lawsuit abuse and excessive litigation in New York’s civil justice system. By virtually every measure, […]

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Statement from Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York Executive Director Tom Stebbins Regarding the Imminent Departure of Sheldon Silver

[hr] January 28, 2015 Statement from Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York Executive Director Tom Stebbins Regarding the Imminent Departure of Sheldon Silver “News that Sheldon Silver will soon be replaced as Speaker of the Assembly marks the beginning of a new era in which New Yorkers can finally hope see to justice, fairness, and common […]

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For Immediate Release: Lawsuit Reform Group Releases “Justice for All” Plan

[hr] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30th, 2014 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely 518.512.5265 pstonbely@lrany.org Lawsuit Reform Group Releases “Justice for All” Plan For Immediate Release (Albany, NY): The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY), a nonprofit advocacy group focused on legal reform, released its five-point legislative agenda today, entitled “Justice for All: A Roadmap to Fix […]