New York

New York is in the middle of the pack, ranked 18th for lawsuit climate in America. 

New York at a Glance

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$4,320 Potential Tort Cost
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In the News Today - August 27, 2015

August 27, 2015 | Insights

A Wisconsin personal injury firm has filed its second TCPA class action lawsuit over allegedly unsolicited faxes ... this time against a lawsuit lending firm. (Legal Newsline) Read More »

Tags: State Attorneys General, Class Actions, New York

In the News Today - August 19, 2015

August 19, 2015 | Insights

In a case that "essentially establishes that 'valuable student internships' are covered" under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reached a $14.8 million settlement with Bank of New York Mellon Corp. over accusations the bank provided internships to relatives of foreign officials in violation of the FCPA. The bank has not admitted any wrongdoing. (Wall Street Journal) Read More »

Tags: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), New York

In the News Today - August 18, 2015

August 18, 2015 | Insights

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reportedly has extracted a $180 million settlement from Citigroup related to hedge fund accusations. (Wall Street Journal) Read More »

Tags: Class Actions, Asbestos, New York

Federal Judge Strikes Blow to SEC In-House Courts

August 13, 2015 | Insights

U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan yesterday ruled (Duka v SEC) that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's method for appointing in-house judges is "likely unconstitutional." Read More »

Tags: New York

In the News Today - August 12, 2015

August 12, 2015 | Insights

The National Law Review takes a look at how the FCC's recent order on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) impacts reassigned numbers. The rule "creates a trap for law-abiding companies by giving litigious individuals a reason not to inform callers about a wrong number," according to dissenting FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai. (National Law Review) Read More »

Tags: Telephone Consumer Protection Act , New York

In the News Today - August 10, 2015

August 10, 2015 | Insights

A New York federal judge ruled that Amarin Pharma Inc. has a "constitutional right to make certain truthful and nonmisleading statements about off-label uses" of omega-3 drug Vascepa, "striking a blow to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's restrictions on product marketing." (Law360) Read More »

Tags: Class Actions, New York

In the News Today - July 8, 2015

July 08, 2015 | Insights

Proctor & Gamble Co. will pay $850,000 in a settlement with California prosecutors over the amount of "slack fill," or unused space, in its Olay skin-care products packaging. The case is part of an uptick in litigation brought by plaintiffs' attorneys seizing on "slack fill." (Wall Street Journal) Read More »

Tags: Asbestos, Class Actions, Rhode Island, New York, California

In The News Today - June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015 | Insights

A doctor alleged to have directed mesothelioma patients to the law firm of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver- Dr. Robert Taub-treated a patient 22 days before Silver's firm filed a lawsuit on the patient's behalf, resulting in an $11 million verdict. (Legal Newsline) Read More »

Tags: Class Actions, Asbestos, New York

In the News Today - June 4, 2015

June 04, 2015 | Insights

The political rivalry between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman heated up this week, as Cuomo's legal department submitted a five-page, 22-question survey to state agency general counsels, asking them to evaluate the performance of Schneiderman's office. (New York Times) Read More »

Tags: State Attorneys General, Alabama, New York

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