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New York Asbestos Court Goes from Worst to Second Worst in U.S. in Latest ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Report

[hr] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2015 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.org 518.512.5265 New York Asbestos Court Goes from Worst to Second Worst in U.S. in Latest ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Report National Group Cites the Conviction of Speaker Silver as a ‘Reason for Hope,’ Slides NY Court to #2 Spot ALBANY – In their annual “Judicial Hellholes” […]

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Fox News: Frivolous Lawsuits in New York City

Last night Fox 5 News aired a segment entitled “Frivolous Lawsuits in New York City” featuring LRANY Executive Director, Tom Stebbins.  The story discussed the problem that New York City faces with frivolous lawsuits and how these cases are clogging our court and draining the pockets of hard working taxpayers. Highlighting cases such as the […]

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In NY, a Business is Responsible for EVERYTHING

By: Michael Seinberg On October 30, 2011, Manhattan real estate broker, Marion Hedges, was the victim of shopping cart assault. She was standing in front of a Costco located at the East River Plaza in Manhattan. The cart was thrown by two youths from a walkway that was four stories above. The cart belonged to […]

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Never Give Up, Never Surrender!

By: Michael Seinberg You’re a convicted felon. You’re in prison for up to 25 years for looting the company you worked for. But you don’t give up do you? Nope, not if you’re Mark Swartz, former CFO of Tyco International who just sued Tyco for $60 million in retirement and other money he claims he’s […]

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Asbestos Friendly Courts Drum Up More Business

By Michael Seinberg Asbestos has become the bane of anyone who owns property but in New York, it has become the boon of trial lawyers and now, felons. New York’s famously asbestos-friendly courts have now reached a new low. Two convicted felons have filed separate but related lawsuits against a Monticello temple, the Landfield Avenue […]

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Man Sues Over Circumcision. After 28 years?

By Michael Seinberg Poor Dean Cochrun. He’s serving time in a South Dakota prison on a kidnapping conviction and while many folks in his position find God, or learn a skill, he lost something: his foreskin. Well, to be more precise, he recently became aware that he had been circumcised at birth. Really? Hard as […]