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.

New York at a Glance

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$4,320 Potential Tort Cost
Reduction ($1,000,000)
0.84% - 2.27% Potential Increase
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N.Y. Lawsuit: "Ancient Grains" Snack Misleading, Also Contains Modern Grains

February 21, 2018 | News and Blog

A New York plaintiff has filed a $5 million lawsuit alleging the labeling of "Ancient Grain Twists" is misleading since the product also includes modern products, Law360 reports. Read More »

In the News Today - February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 | News and Blog

"The Anthem Class-Action Con"; NY Judge Rejects 'Utterly Useless' Deal In Merger Lawsuit; The Sum of All Securities Litigation Filing Trends Read More »

Georgia Supreme Court Will Hear Lawsuit Lending Case

February 07, 2018 | News and Blog

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear a case that could decide whether lawsuit lending arrangements actually qualify as loans under state law and are subject to regulation. Read More »

In the News Today - January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 | News and Blog

If You Don't Want To Tip 15%, An NYC Lawyer Will Help You Sue Applebee's; Florida AOB bill passes Senate insurance panel despite business opposition Read More »

In the News Today - January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 | News and Blog

WSJ Op-ed Challenges N.Y. Mayor on Environmental Lawsuits; Expert Ups Suggested Fee Cap In NFL Concussion Deal Read More »

In the News Today - January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 | News and Blog

Lawmakers square off over profitable cottage industry; The Latest on Third-Party Litigation Financing Read More »

"Ridiculous class-action lawsuits are costing you tons of money"

January 08, 2018 | News and Blog

A report from the Empire Center for Public Policy said frivolous class action lawsuits lead to "higher auto insurance rates, higher health care costs and higher taxes," reports the New York Post. Read More »

Lawsuit Lending Can "Clear the Way for Bogus Claims" in New York, City Comptroller Says

January 03, 2018 | News and Blog

The New York City comptroller said that the growing lawsuit lending industry can lead to more "bogus claims" against the city, reports the New York Post. Read More »

In the News Today - December 29, 2017

December 29, 2017 | News and Blog

New York Court of Appeals rules on notification of class settlements Read More »

In the News Today - December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017 | News and Blog

Florida Chamber issues alert on assignment of benefits abuse, rising premiums; NY Should Reform Tort Law, Group Says Read More »

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