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N.Y. asbestos bill continues to idle during gridlock; Finance Committee not discussing at today's meeting

By John O'Brien | Jun 5, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York lawmakers won't discuss a bill targeting abuses in the asbestos compensation system during today's meeting of the Senate Finance Committee, where the bill, which is similar to legislation passed in 15 states, has sat for three months since being approved by the Judiciary Committee.

Attorney: UFC's lawsuit against New York likely to succeed, leading to 2016 event

By Anna Aguillard | Oct 28, 2015

A lawsuit filed by the UFC with the goal of changing the state’s laws on combative sports looks “likely” to succeed, lawyer and combat sports law consultant Erik Magraken believes.

Schneiderman reaches $330,000 settlement with Illinois food distributor

By Bryan Cohen | Dec 19, 2013

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday a $330,000 settlement with an Illinois food distributor for allegedly overcharging New York state and local institutions, including schools and homes for the elderly.

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