New York Post: Lawmakers square off over profitable cottage industry

LRANY executive director Tom Stebbins was quoted by the New York Post in an article about state legislation aimed at regulating the lawsuit cash advance industry: Dilan’s proposal wouldn’t regulate the amount of interest that can be charged by the firms — unlike a pending bill that would cap rates at 16 percent, the legal […]

New York Post: Ridiculous class-action lawsuits are costing you tons of money

The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York’s Adam Morey was quoted in the New York Post for an article about the costs of the class-action system and how lawyers often walk away with more than the class of plaintiffs: A shortened Subway “footlong” is simply the result of bread baking up thicker in the oven, […]

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 […]