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 - 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. "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

  5. 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

  6. In the News Today - December 29, 2017

    December 29, 2017 | News

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

  7. In the News Today - December 18, 2017

    December 18, 2017 | News

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

  8. In the News Today - December 11, 2017

    December 11, 2017 | News

    Insurance Commissioners Roll Out Model Cybersecurity Law; New York Plaintiffs' Firm Has Filed At Least 140 Website Accessibility Lawsuits since 2015... Read More

  9. New ILR Report Says Asbestos Docket Rules Tilt Field Toward Plaintiffs

    August 08, 2017 | News and Blog

    As a Manhattan appeals court prepares to hear a challenge against a new case management order for New York City's asbestos docket, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's tort reform arm has waded into the fight, arguing in a new report that the changes will tip the scales in plaintiffs' favor, writes the New York Law Journal.... Read More

  10. On the Edge: New York County Asbestos Litigation at a Tipping Point

    August 03, 2017 | Research

    This report examines the history and current state of the New York County Asbestos Litigation (NYCAL) unit of New York City's state trial court. The analysis concludes that the procedural features that have driven verdicts and settlements higher than those in other jurisdictions are likely to continue under the Revised Case Management Order, absent fresh judicial interpretation and methods of implementation that correct current problems.... Read More