2021-2022 Legislative Memos:

Support

S.4848 (Reichlin-Melnick) / A.5599 (Galef) Statements of apology by medical providers

S.678 (Harkham) / A.2016 (Barrett) Permitted persons liability

S.3250 (Sanders) / A.5016 (McDonald) Interest on judgments

S.705 (Kaplan) / A.1270 (Magnarelli) Regulation of lawsuit lending

S.87 (Gianaris) Recovery for personal injury while committing a crime

Oppose

S.5394 (Parker) / A.2261 (Simon) Environmental conservation private citizens lawsuits

S.298 (Thomas) / A.2265 (Niou) Cause of action for medical monitoring

S.1034A (Ginaris) / A.2681A (Reyes) Occupational exposure to airborne infectious disease

A.1490 (Dinowitz) Ex parte interviews in medical liability claims

S.3551 (Breslin) / A.2540 (Weinstein) Private rights of action for insurance “bad faith”

A.2495 (Niou) Expansion of the general business law

A.3024 (Dinowitz) Liability for non-settling defendants

S. 5152 (Skoufis) / A.3486 (Dinowitz) Recoveries against third parties

S.3516 (Bailey) Private lawsuits for insurance “bad faith”

A.680 (Rosenthal)  Relates to enacting NY privacy act

A.1812 (Dinowitz) Authorizes anti-trust class-actions

A.2506 (Weinstein) Expansion of false claims

S.1034 (Gianaris) / A. 2681 (Reyes) Exposure to occupational airborne disease

S.128 (Liu) / A.390 (Braunstein) Voiding COVID-19 Liability Agreements

S.697 (Hoylman) / A.1464 (Dinowitz)  Prohibited arbitration agreements and provisions

S.74 (Hoylman) / A.6770 (Weinstein) Expansion of wrongful death claims

S. 1119 (Sanders)  Relates to the waiver of sovereign immunity for ADA

A.3315 (Dilan) Relates to consumer litigation financing

Letters:

Business Regulations Opposition

Business Interest on Judgments Support

Municipal Interest on Judgments Support

Anti – SLAPP Bill Support

COVID Liability Reform

COVID Reopening Liability Protections

Labor Law 240 Moratorium Letter

Labor Law 240 Executive Budget

Testimony:

2021 City Council ADA testimony

2021 Interest on judgments testimony

The Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection & The Senate Committee on Internet and Technology: relates to enacting NY privacy act

2020-2021 Executive Budget: legislative hearing regarding health and Medicaid

2020 COVID-19 Nursing Home hearing testimony

2020 Antitrust hearing testimony

2019-2020 Legislative Memos:

Support

S.9043 (Sanders) / A.7146 (Shimminger) Interest on Judgments Reform

S.52A (Hoylman) / A.5991 (Weinstein) Anti-Slapp 2020

A.3737 (McDonald) Scaffold Law reform

PPGG Part T (Budget) Judgment interest rate reform

S.6361 (Carlucci) / A.7277 (Rosenthal) Liability protection information on first aid opioid antagonists

A.53 (Buchwald) Truth & fairness in asbestos litigation

Oppose

S.8872 (Hoylman) / A.11066 (Weinstein) False claims

S.6352 (Kaplan) / A.7595 (Weinstein) Consent to general jurisdiction

A.2370 (Dinowitz) Ex parte interviews in medical liability claims

S.2407C (Comrie) / A.679C (Niou) Expansion of the general business law

S.6552 (Skoufis) / A.2373 (Dinowitz) Recoveries against third parties

S.6216 (Bailey) / A.5623A (Weinstein) Private lawsuits for insurance “bad faith”

S.6081 (Hoylman) / A.2372 (Dinowitz) Liability for non-settling defendants

S. 5642 (Thomas) / A.8526 (Rosenthal)  Relates to enacting NY privacy act

S.8497 (Biaggi) / A.10427 (Kim) Repeal of article 30-D section 3082 of New York public health law

S.6334A (Hoylman) / A.8304 (Dinowitz) Expands class actions

S.3634 (Breslin) / A.5629 (Weinstein) Private rights of action for insurance “bad faith”