New York

New York is ranked #29 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, its lowest score ever. New York City was named one of the cities or counties with the least fair and reasonable litigation environments.

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  1. A Big Win for Integrity: New York City Bar Association Rules Out Splitting Fees With Investors

    August 16, 2018 | Blogs

    One of the most influential bar associations in the country has voiced a full-throated condemnation of a core element of the litigation funding business model: promising a percentage of anticipated fees in exchange for cash.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - August 13, 2018

    August 13, 2018 | News

    Litigation Funders Rail Against NYC Bar's TPLF Warning; A Culture of "Lawyer-Powered Litigation": A Warning to Florida's Small Business Owners... Read More

  3. In the News Today - August 9, 2018

    August 09, 2018 | News

    Lawsuit Reform is Key Ingredient for Arkansas' Future; Lawyer-Lender Fee Deals An Ethics Breach, NYC Bar Says ... Read More

  4. Attorney: Asbestos Litigation Reform Needed Even After Silver Sentencing

    August 06, 2018 | News

    Though the seven-year prison sentence of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver should help discourage abuse in the asbestos litigation arena, a Chicago-based attorney told Legal Newsline that there are still "strong financial incentives to game the system" that must be addressed through reform.... Read More

  5. Judge Dismisses New York City's Lawsuit Against Major Energy Companies

    July 20, 2018 | News

    A federal judge in New York dismissed a lawsuit filed by New York City against major energy companies over the potential effects of climate change, the New York Times reports.... Read More

  6. ILR's Lawsuit Climate Survey Used by CNBC to Rank the "Top States for Business"

    July 12, 2018 | News

    CNBC used data from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform's (ILR) 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States when putting together its annual "Top States for Business in America" report this year.... Read More

  7. In the News Today - June 22, 2018

    June 22, 2018 | News

    CFPB Structure Ruled Unconstitutional By NY Federal Judge; Federal Attorney Hints at More Charges Over West Virginia Supreme Court Scandal... Read More

  8. NYC Climate Lawyers on Shaky Legal Ground

    June 18, 2018 | News

    Forbes reports that the plaintiff's attorneys in the New York City climate litigation are seeking hefty compensation from oil companies for the act of producing and selling fossil fuels, but are not seeking any type of injunctive relief to stop them from doing so in the future.... Read More

  9. New York City Lawsuit Against Energy Companies Met With Skepticism in Courtroom

    June 14, 2018 | News

    A federal judge appeared skeptical of New York City's lawsuit against major energy companies during a motion to dismiss hearing yesterday, Legal Newsline reports in Forbes.... Read More

  10. The Climate Change Tort Racket

    June 11, 2018 | News

    Plaintiffs' attorneys and left-leaning politicians are ganging up to shake down big oil, according to an editorial by The Wall Street Journal.... Read More