Entries by Phoebe Stonbely

Albany Times Union — Supporters Wrong About Sex Abuse Statute Change

The Albany Times Union has published a letter this week written by LRANY’s Executive Director. This letter discusses a difficult matter where current proposed legislation is only a solution looking for a problem. An excerpt: “In Chris Churchill’s column, ‘Two moments illustrate one sorry disconnect,’ June 25, he suggests that retroactively eliminating the civil statute […]

Elmira Star-Gazette — Scaffold Law in Need of Reform

The Elmira Star-Gazette recently published a letter written by LRANY’s Executive Director. This piece is in response to an article which failed to mention the trial lawyers as the primary opposition to Scaffold Law law reform. An excerpt: “The Elmira Star-Gazette, Ithaca Journal and Rochester Democrat and Chronicle are right to identify the “Scaffold Law” as […]

Legal NewsLine — Visually Impaired Plaintiff Says Online Glasses Retailer’s Website Violates ADA

The internet-based newswire – Legal NewsLine published an article this week exposing a recent lawsuit against a Glasses retailer, this lawsuit came from a visually impaired individual claiming the site violated the ADA as it was not accessible. This is a growing issue we are seeing across the country as plaintiff’s lawyers see this as […]

LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely Named 40 Under 40 Rising Star

We are proud to announce that LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely was named one of City & State’s 40 Under 40 Rising Stars for the Class of 2017. Phoebe was chosen alongside renowned Albany professionals and elected officials. This recognition marks the fourth LRANY employee to be named for this honor. As a founding member of LRANY, […]

Another Successful Event in the Books!

Yesterday, LRANY held our annual Asbestos Litigation event in New York City. The event ran seamlessly and we had an impressive group of attendees who heard presentations from renowned professionals in the industry. LRANY is proud to host this important and educational gathering each year. With your support, we will continue to find new approaches and […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Civil Justice Advocate Calls on Penn Station Task Force to Push For Action on Labor Law Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2017 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely | pstonbely@lrany.org | 518-512-5265 CIVIL JUSTICE ADVOCATE CALLS ON PENN STATION TASK FORCE TO PUSH FOR ACTION ON LABOR LAW REFORM   ‘Scaffold Law’ a financial drain on infrastructure dollars “statute carries archaic liability rules that exist nowhere else in the nation” Albany, NY – Today, Tom […]

Gotham Gazette: The ‘Worst State for Doctors’ Has a Dangerous Pre-existing Condition

The Gotham Gazette has published an opinion article from LRANY’s Executive Director, Tom Stebbins: The ‘Worst State for Doctors’ Has a Dangerous Pre-existing Condition. The article points to the medical liability crisis New York has been facing for too long and simple changes to fix this ailing issue. An excerpt: “Another year, and another report naming […]