New York

New York is ranked #36 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States. This year’s ranking is the lowest the state has received to date, falling seven spots since 2017. Its ranking fell in every key element category except for Having and Enforcing Meaningful Venue Requirements, where it rose by seven. New York City made the list of the Cities or Counties with the Least Fair and Reasonable Litigation Environment.

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All Results for New York

  1. Companies Weigh Fairness of a State's Lawsuit Climate Heavily When Considering Where to Do Business

    September 18, 2019 | Blogs

    National Survey Ranks Delaware's Legal System Nation's Best; Illinois' Worst... Read More

  2. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey Ranking the States Videos

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  3. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Press Video

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  4. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    The 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform by The Harris Poll to explore how fair and reasonable state liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses... Read More

  5. 101 Ways to Improve State Legal Systems: A User's Guide to Promoting Fair and Effective Civil Justice - Sixth Edition 2019

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    A user's guide to state legal reforms, providing policymakers with an array of options available to foster a sound legal system and promote states' economies. This resource also offers a compilation of recently-enacted legal reforms to show how legislators can move the proposals described in the guide from theory into practice.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - July 18, 2019

    July 18, 2019 | News

    New York Federal Judge Tossed FCA Suit Challenged By DOJ... Read More

  7. In the News Today - July 12, 2019

    July 12, 2019 | News

    "Growing Body Of Law" On One New York Patent Troll; Growth Of Public Nuisance Lawsuits In Calif. Is "Very Concerning"... Read More

  8. In the News Today - March 11, 2019

    March 11, 2019 | News

    New Report Documents Massive Spike in Food and Beverage Class Actions... Read More

  9. Mitigating Municipality Litigation: Scope and Solutions

    March 06, 2019 | Research

    Municipalities are testing the boundaries of their litigation authority, claiming damages for wide-ranging matters of public policy including opioid abuse, climate change, and data privacy breaches. This paper is the first to document how and why municipalities and contingency fee lawyers are undermining legislators and state AGs with these lawsuits, the problems this trend is causing, and what states can do about it. ... Read More

  10. Website Accessibility Lawsuits On The Rise, Attorneys Say

    February 11, 2019 | News

    A report by attorneys with the Seyfarth Shaw law firm found that website accessibility lawsuits filed under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) have increased 177 percent since last year, the Florida Record reports.... Read More