Today’s Verdict with David Lesch

LRANY’s Thomas Stebbins joined David Lesch on Today’s Verdict to talk about lawsuit lending and the high cost of municipal liability in New York City

NY Post: Wall St. cashing in on NYC’s legal feeding frenzy

Wall Street hedge funds are cashing in on New York’s legal feeding frenzy by financing “mass tort litigation” over prescription drugs and medical devices in exchange for a piece of the action when the cases settle, the “Judicial Hellholes” report reveals. The result is an “unfair playing field for defendants,” the report says. Tom Stebbins […]

Daily News: Lawmakers and advocates gear up to reform costly construction law

The New York Daily News ran a story about the renewed push to reform New York’s costly construction liability law, the “Scaffold Law”: Critics of a controversial state law that makes construction companies 100% liable for work-site injuries are pushing for an overhaul of the statute amid ramped-up talks on a massive new train tunnel […]