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. Federal Prosecutors to Probe Lawsuit Lending Industry, NY Times Reports

    March 20, 2018 | News

    A group of five lawyers told the New York Times that federal prosecutors are investigating the "fast-growing" lawsuit lending industry.... Read More

  2. The Great Myths of State False Claims Acts

    February 28, 2018 | Research

    The 2018 update to "Great Myths of State False Claims Acts" shows that the whistleblowers' bar is continuing to capitalize on state qui tam False Claims Acts (FCAs), harvesting windfall awards from states and the federal government. The paper also points out that the dubious benefits of implementing a state FCA turn into a clear financial net negative when states allow their FCAs to fall out of compliance with federal standards.... Read More

  3. N.Y. Lawsuit: "Ancient Grains" Snack Misleading, Also Contains Modern Grains

    February 21, 2018 | News

    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

  4. In the News Today - February 12, 2018

    February 12, 2018 | News

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

  5. Georgia Supreme Court Will Hear Lawsuit Lending Case

    February 07, 2018 | News

    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

  6. In the News Today - January 24, 2018

    January 24, 2018 | News

    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

  7. In the News Today - January 22, 2018

    January 22, 2018 | News

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

  8. In the News Today - January 16, 2018

    January 16, 2018 | News

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

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

    January 08, 2018 | News

    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

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

    January 03, 2018 | News

    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