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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. In the News Today - May 30, 2018

    May 30, 2018 | News

    NY Lawmakers Considering Lawsuit Lending Bills... Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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