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. ILR's Lawsuit Climate Survey Used by CNBC to Rank the "Top States for Business"

    July 12, 2018 | News

    CNBC used data from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform's (ILR) 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States when putting together its annual "Top States for Business in America" report this year.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - June 22, 2018

    June 22, 2018 | News

    CFPB Structure Ruled Unconstitutional By NY Federal Judge; Federal Attorney Hints at More Charges Over West Virginia Supreme Court Scandal... Read More

  3. NYC Climate Lawyers on Shaky Legal Ground

    June 18, 2018 | News

    Forbes reports that the plaintiff's attorneys in the New York City climate litigation are seeking hefty compensation from oil companies for the act of producing and selling fossil fuels, but are not seeking any type of injunctive relief to stop them from doing so in the future.... Read More

  4. New York City Lawsuit Against Energy Companies Met With Skepticism in Courtroom

    June 14, 2018 | News

    A federal judge appeared skeptical of New York City's lawsuit against major energy companies during a motion to dismiss hearing yesterday, Legal Newsline reports in Forbes.... Read More

  5. The Climate Change Tort Racket

    June 11, 2018 | News

    Plaintiffs' attorneys and left-leaning politicians are ganging up to shake down big oil, according to an editorial by The Wall Street Journal.... Read More

  6. New York Legislators Take On Lawsuit Lending Industry

    June 05, 2018 | News

    New York State lawmakers are considering three bills to regulate the lawsuit lending industry after a series of scandals in the state, Legal Newsline reports.... Read More

  7. 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

  8. In the News Today - May 30, 2018

    May 30, 2018 | News

    NY Lawmakers Considering Lawsuit Lending Bills... Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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