Most everyone would agree that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been uniquely successful in getting his agenda passed through a Legislature that was completely dysfunctional not too long ago. So, what’s next? Reforming New York’s antiquated and stifling legal system has wide support and would provide millions in economic development at no cost to the state. […]
Author Archive for: PhoebeStonbely
About Phoebe Stonbely
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Phoebe Stonbely contributed a whooping 608 entries.
Entries by Phoebe Stonbely
Tonight at 10:0pm EDT on the Reelz channel, don’t miss “Injustice” a film about greed and corruption in America’s lawsuit industry. Visit the website for more information.
An article published yesterday in The New York Times showcases the fact that for the first time in New York History, judges are actually leaving the bench, not to retire, but to return to practicing law. A recent study showed nearly 1 in 10 judges leaving annually. Judges in New York are required to be lawyers and in […]
On June 24th the Senate and Assembly adjourned at the call of the Majority Leader and Speaker, effectively signaling the end of the 2011 legislative session. Throughout the year, the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York actively engaged members of the legislature to fight for meaningful lawsuit reform in our state. While the State’s legislature […]
LRANY Urges Strong Opposition to Trial Lawyer Payday Bill Senate Bill 3766 (Bonacic) and Assembly Bill 625 (Weinstein) are on the floor in their respective houses, and may pass as soon as today. Disguised as a minor legal change, this legislation would unjustly force a non-settling defendant to make critical and costly decisions without necessary […]
The Wall Street Journal reported this morning that much of Texas’ economic recovery — leading the nation in job growth since the recession — is attributable to lawsuit reform. “….one of Texas’s huge competitive advantages is its ongoing reform of the tort system, which has driven litigation costs to record lows.” Imagine if we tried […]
Over the next several months you will be hearing a lot about Lawsuit Loan Sharking. LRANY strongly opposes this practice in New York. Please take a look at this fact sheet to learn more. Look to this page and our other LRANY communication resources for information on attempts to make Lawsuit Loan Sharking a more […]
Dr. Howard Minkoff, the chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, wrote a great op-ed in the Sunday, April 17 Times Union which points out the disingenuous nature of the arguments against malpractice reform in New York State. Click here to see the whole article. LRANY continues to work to keep this critical issue alive […]