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 […]
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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 […]
LAWSUIT REFORM ALLIANCE CALLS ON LEGISLATURE TO PASS BILL TO REGULATE LAWSUIT LENDING Lawmakers Must Close The “Predatory Lending Loophole” In The Final Days of Session ALBANY – As the legislative session winds to a close, Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York executive director Tom Stebbins today called on the state legislature to pass a […]
Law week’s Scaffold Law Reform Lobby Day was profiled in Habitat Magazine with Jason Schiciano, the president of a Westchester-based insurance brokerage telling the publication that he joined advocates at the capitol because he is determined to persuade the legislature to fix the law. “I feel like each time I’ve gone up, more of the […]
Senator Rob Ortt and LRANY’s Tom Stebbins joined Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight last week following a public hearing regarding regulating the lawsuit lending industry: There’s a lucrative industry in New York known as lawsuit lending, and state lawmakers want to crack down on it. Lenders provide up-front cash to plaintiffs in lawsuits who promise […]
The New York Post published an op-ed from LRANY’s Adam Morey ahead of a hearing held on Wednesday May 16th by the New York State Senate Standing Committee on the issue of lawsuit lending: Lawsuit funders sniff out tragedy to cash in on misfortune. They spend heavily on advertising that targets the disadvantaged and desperate. […]