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. In the News Today - June 4, 2018

    June 04, 2018 | News

    ILR Releases "BMS Battlegrounds: Practical Advice for Litigating Personal Jurisdiction After Bristol-Myers"; States Against Climate Change Lawsuits Ask For Dismissal Of NYC's... Read More

  2. In the News Today - May 30, 2018

    May 30, 2018 | News

    NY Lawmakers Considering Lawsuit Lending Bills... Read More

  3. In the News Today - May 29, 2018

    May 29, 2018 | News

    California Senate Considering Bill to Regulate Medical Lawsuit Advertising; Personal Injury Lawyer Made $200K By Pocketing Lawsuit Loans on "Bogus" Lawsuits... Read More

  4. Sheldon Silver Found Guilty on Corruption Charges

    May 14, 2018 | News

    Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty of corruption for the second time. ... Read More

  5. Five Men Charged with Fraud After Running Five-Year, $32 Million Slip-and-Fall Scheme

    May 14, 2018 | News

    Federal prosecutors have charged five men with "a widespread mail and wire fraud scheme" for running a slip-and-fall lawsuit scheme that cost insurers and property owners $32 million over five years, The New York Times reports.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - May 1, 2018

    May 01, 2018 | News

    Sheldon Silver "Blinded by Greed," Prosecutor Says as Retrial Opens; Attorney Dispute Over Asbestos Lawsuit Fees to Continue ... Read More

  7. NY Times: Lawyers, Lawsuit Lenders Violated Privacy, Pressured Plaintiffs to Have Surgery

    April 16, 2018 | News

    A New York Times investigation into the business model of lawsuit lending found that an "assembly-line-like system" run by lawyers and lenders coerced women to have surgery to make them better plaintiffs in mass tort litigation.... Read More

  8. N.Y. State Legislator: Must "Crack Down on the Lawsuit-Loan Wild West"

    April 09, 2018 | News

    A New York State senator said in a New York Post op-ed that it's time for the state to "crack down on the lawsuit-loan Wild West."... Read More

  9. Unpaid Interns Get "Next to Nothing" From Class Action Settlement

    March 27, 2018 | News

    A group of former Ralph Lauren unpaid interns will get $305 each after the plaintiffs' lawyers were awarded $108,000 in fees, the New York Post reports.... Read More

  10. In the News Today - March 26, 2018

    March 26, 2018 | News

    Report Finds ADA Lawsuit Abuse Spiked in New York in 2017; D.C. Circuit Decision Will Limit "Expansiveness" of Telephone Consumer Protection Act... Read More