Entries by Adam Morey

New York Daily News: Toxic reaction over speedy shift of asbestos-case judge in Manhattan Supreme Court’s civil term

Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York executive director Tom Stebbins was quoted in a New York Daily News article about the sudden and suspicious reassignment of a judge overseeing the New York City asbestos docket: “Sacking Justice Billings after only a few months certainly looks suspicious. This court is historically corrupt and chaotic. It has […]

LoHud: Werther’s Original sugar-free candy full of hot air, lawsuit claims

The makers of Werther’s Original creamy caramels “purposefully” short-change consumers by under-filling the candy’s packages, a Westchester County resident is claiming in federal court. The lawsuit comes four months after a similar claim against Junior Mints. These lawsuit’s are becoming increasingly common. “These ‘slack-fill’ lawsuits have nothing to do with consumer protection and everything to […]

Poozer Politics: The Loan behind the Lawsuit

Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York Executive Director Tom Stebbins joined Poozer Politics to highlight the problems with lawsuit lenders and outline a legislative fix to the situation. He also explained how lenders are piggybacking on the #MeToo movement and was awarded 90 seconds to argue for Scaffold Law reform. To listen to the full episode of Poozer Politics, […]

LAWSUIT REFORM ALLIANCE APPLAUDS MOVEMENT OF REP. FASO’S INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION ACT

LAWSUIT REFORM ALLIANCE APPLAUDS MOVEMENT OF REP. FASO’S INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION ACT Committee Decision on Federal Scaffold Law Reform Bill an Important Step in Ensuring Infrastructure Dollars Go Further WASHINGTON, DC – The House Judiciary Committee today favorably reported a bill introduced by Rep. John Faso (R-Kinderhook) called the Infrastructure Expansion Act of 2017. The bill, […]

New York Law Journal: NY Should Reform Tort Law, Group Says

LRANY executive director Tom Stebbins is quoted in a recent New York Law Journal article about a report released in December about New York’s costly tort environment: The head of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York, a tort-reform business group, said the Empire Center’s report is a “catalogue of the damage decades of trial […]

ICYMI: New York’s Costly Tort Laws and How to Fix Them

A New Report from the Empire Center on How to Fix New York’s Costly Tort Environment was Covered by the New York Post Editorial Board and LRANY Executive Director Tom Stebbins Wrote About the Report for the Progressive Policy Institute.   New York’s Costly Tort Laws and How to Fix Them Lawsuit Reform Alliance of […]