The New York Post reports that a man has sued or sent demand letters to 49 businesses for alleged lack of accessibility for the disabled: He wouldn’t say how much Matatov has collected in settlements but boasted that 10 business have made their entrances accessible in response to his demands. Steven Kirkpatrick, a lawyer […]
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LRANY’s statement on the dismissal of New York’s climate change lawsuit against the fossil fuel companies was picked up by Forbes/Legal Newsline: Resisting these lawsuits have been several Republican state attorneys general and the Trump administration. Opposition to the cases argues that is the job of the legislative and executive branches to regulate greenhouse gases. Where […]
Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York Executive Director Tom Stebbins’ Statement on Judge Keenan’s Decision to Dismiss New York City’s Climate Lawsuit: “We’re thrilled with Judge Keenan’s decision today to dismiss the City’s baseless climate change lawsuit. New York is already a haven for excessive litigation and this kind of lawsuit only adds to the […]
LRANY executive director Tom Stebbins was quoted in the New York Post commenting on a Manhattan judge’s recent decision to slash a law firm’s fee request: A Manhattan judge called a demand for a half million in fees by a law firm against four middle-class homeowners “highway robbery without the six-gun.” Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig […]
Crain’s New York Business ran an article about a letter signed by 103 members of Congress at the end of June calling on the Department of Justice to stem the tide of lawsuits filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act over alleged inaccessibility to websites by the hearing and visually impaired. The article mentions a […]
The New York Post published an op-ed from LRANY’s Adam Morey about how mayors and law firms are working together to sue fossil fuel companies, but federal judges are questioning the far-reaching legal theory that these energy producers can be held accountable for climate change: Last week a federal judge in California rejected the lawsuits filed […]
Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York executive director was quoted in a story in the Staten Island Advance about a man suing over the ingredients in Rx Bars protein bars: “This lawsuit highlights the need for reform in how New York handles class action lawsuits. I am not sure that most consumers would feel they […]
Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York executive director Tom Stebbins was quoted in the New York Times today for an article about ways in which private equity firms and hedge funds are investing in litigation: “We have turned our civil justice system into a profit center, and now the Wall Street sharks are circling,” said […]
Tom Stebbins, Executive Director of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York, talked to Capitol Pressroom host Susan Arbetter about asbestos litigation reform and bills to regulate lawsuit lending in the last week of the 2018 legislative session. The full interview can be accessed here.
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** June 13, 2018 Lawsuit Reform Alliance Calls for Court to Dismiss Climate Lawsuit “Profit-seeking trial lawyers should not be making public policy in the courts.” ALBANY— Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York executive director Tom Stebbins called on Southern District of New York Judge Keenan to dismiss the climate lawsuit […]