Entries by Adam Morey

NY Post: Wall St. cashing in on NYC’s legal feeding frenzy

Wall Street hedge funds are cashing in on New York’s legal feeding frenzy by financing “mass tort litigation” over prescription drugs and medical devices in exchange for a piece of the action when the cases settle, the “Judicial Hellholes” report reveals. The result is an “unfair playing field for defendants,” the report says. Tom Stebbins […]

NYC is drowning in ridiculous, pricey lawsuits

New York City is being tort-ured. The Big Apple is drowning in so many frivolous lawsuits — over everything from food packaging and advertising to the design of retail websites — that the city’s court system has become one of the nation’s worst places for civil justice, a damning report out Tuesday reveals. The American […]

NY Post: Underwood’s Exxon probe is doomed to fail

The New York Post published an op-ed from LRANY’s Public Affairs Manager Adam Morey about the baseless lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood against Exxon Mobil for allegedly defrauding investors. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood launched a desperate bid to salvage her predecessor’s failed three-year fishing expedition by filing suit against ExxonMobil in […]

LRANY win at the New York Court of Appeals

The New York Law Journal reports that the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, affirmed the lower court’s decision to toss an $11 million asbestos verdict rendered against Ford Motor Company, citing “insufficient evidence.” The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York joined local and national allies in the filing of an amicus brief in support of […]

NEW YORK CITY APPEALS GLOBAL WARMING LAWSUIT AGAINST OIL COMPANIES

The Daily Caller quoted Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York executive director Tom Stebbins in a story about New York City appealing a federal judge’s decision to toss the city’s climate change lawsuit against the fossil fuel companies. “Judge Keenan rightly tossed this lawsuit,” Tom Stebbins, executive director of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New […]

Wine Spectator: New York Wineries Sued over Website Accessibility for Visually Impaired

Wine Spectator magazine published an article about serial ADA litigation against New York based wineries: Lawsuit Reform Alliance public affairs manager Adam Morey said he’s noticed an increasing trend of ADA Title III federal lawsuits filed against wineries and other small businesses in the past year. A study conducted in July by the Seyfarth Shaw […]