Entries by Phoebe Stonbely

*LRANY STATEMENT* Re: Tappan Zee Bridge Opening

August 24, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.org 518-512-5265 STATEMENT FROM LRANY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RE: Tappan Zee Bridge Opening “As Governor Cuomo celebrates the completion of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, he should next set his sights on fixing New York’s ‘Scaffold Law.’ Experts estimate the law wasted up to $400 million in […]

The Legislative Gazette — Doctors, Business Groups Urge Cuomo to Veto Malpractice Bill

“Others oppose the bill from a legal perspective, such as Tom Stebbins of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York, a coalition of builders, contractors and business groups who are pushing to change the state’s liability laws. “The enactment of this legislation would increase the cost of medical liability insurance for doctors and hospitals and […]

Silver Conviction Overturned – Statement from LRANY Executive Director

July 13, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.org 518-512-5265 STATEMENT FROM LRANY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RE: SILVER CONVICTION OVERTURNED “If using public money to buy lucrative clients for your law firm is not corruption then I don’t know what is. Sheldon Silver presided over one of the most corrupt state governments in history, bought […]

Civil Justice Advocate Urges Governor Cuomo to Sign Legislation That Will Limit Liability for Agricultural Tourism

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2017** Contact: Adam Morey amorey@lrany.org 518-512-5265 Civil Justice Advocate Urges Governor Cuomo to Sign Legislation That Will Limit Liability for Agricultural Tourism “New York’s farmers should not forego the economic benefits of agricultural tourism and education for our children due to fear of being sued” (Albany, NY) –Tom Stebbins, Executive […]