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. 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

  2. In the News Today - January 11, 2019

    January 11, 2019 | News

    "One Year Later, NYC's Climate Lawsuit Wastes Taxpayer Money to Boost de Blasio's Credentials"... Read More

  3. Lawsuit Over Coffee Warning Labels Named Most Ridiculous of 2018

    December 18, 2018 | Press Release

    A lawsuit targeting California coffee houses for not including warning labels on their products tops the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform's (ILR) list of the Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2018. ... Read More

  4. In the News Today - December 4, 2018

    December 04, 2018 | News

    Lawsuits Cost New Yorkers More than Any Other State; "Justices Seem Likely to Reinforce U.S. Securities-Fraud Laws"... Read More

  5. WSJ Editorial Board: "State AGs For Rent"

    November 08, 2018 | News

    In a new piece, the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board said there are "obvious" ethical problems with privately funded lawyers working in the offices of state attorneys general.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - November 5, 2018

    November 05, 2018 | News

    New York Attorney General Sues Lawsuit Lending Firm... Read More

  7. Chevron Asks NY Judge to Hold Donziger In Contempt

    October 30, 2018 | News

    Chevron attorneys asked a New York federal judge to hold now-disbarred plaintiffs' attorney Steven Donziger in contempt for his 20-year attempt to enforce a judgment that was found to be fraudulent, Legal Newsline reports.... Read More

  8. "The Ethical Pollution of Buying Justice"

    October 26, 2018 | News

    Investigative journalist and columnist John Solomon said in an op-ed in The Hill that the recent lawsuit against Exxon was driven by an outside-funded lawyer working in the New York State attorney general's office.... Read More

  9. In the News Today - October 25, 2018

    October 25, 2018 | News

    New York AG Sues Exxon For Allegedly Defrauding Investors Regarding Climate Change's Effects on Business; "Time for Another Round of Securities Class Action Litigation Reform?"... Read More

  10. U.S. Chamber Comments on New York Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil

    October 24, 2018 | Press Release

    Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) made the following statement about the lawsuit filed today by New York State against ExxonMobil using the Martin Act:... Read More