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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New York at a Glance


All Results for New York

  1. Litigation Funder Gave $100K To Plaintiff, Expects $2 Million Back

    July 02, 2020 | News

    A lawsuit in New York shows what happens when a litigation funder's client hits a jackpot and decides not to settle up, according to a report in Legal Newsline. ... Read More

  2. A NY Federal Judge Ruled That A Lawsuit Over Potato Skin Snacks With No Potato Skins Can Move Forward

    June 09, 2020 | News

    The woman who sued TGI Friday's because the potato skins snacks from the chip aisle in the store didn't contain real potato skins will be allowed to proceed with her fraud theory, according to a report in Legal Newsline.... Read More

  3. Ny Coalition Calls For Liability Protections To Be Included In Any Plan To Re-Open The State’s Economy

    April 30, 2020 | News

    Today, a coalition of business and tourism advocates delivered a letter to officials in New York recommending additional liability protections be included in any plans to re-open the state economy.... Read More

  4. NY City Bar Group Pushes to Allow Third Party Litigation Financing

    March 03, 2020 | News

    A working group of the New York City Bar Association released a report that calls for "less restricted access" to third-party litigation funding (TPLF), according to Bloomberg Law.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - March 3, 2020

    March 03, 2020 | News

    Law firms ordered to pay back millions of dollars after inflating fees... Read More

  6. In the News Today - February 28, 2020

    February 27, 2020 | News

    A recent study found that many New York lawyers are hiding facts in asbestos cases.... Read More

  7. 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

  8. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey Ranking the States Videos

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  9. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Press Video

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  10. 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