LRANY Celebrates the Defeat of Multiple Trial Lawyer-Backed Bills and the Introduction of Pro-Reform Legislation

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 […]

Trial Lawyers on the Loose in the Capital

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 […]

Lawsuit Reform Helps Drive Texas Recovery

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 […]