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November 22, 2021

Ring of Conspirators Takes Advantage of Vulnerable People to Make Millions From Faked Slip-And-Falls

Federal prosecutors in New York are cracking down on an alleged ring of conspirators who actively recruited individuals to stage slip-and-fall accidents. In the recent indictment, federal prosecutors allege the conspirators—which include doctors, lawyers, and a litigation funder—worked together to defraud property owners and insurers out of $31 million by staging fake slip-and-fall accidents. The […]

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Who We Are

America has the world’s costliest legal system, and 79% of American voters see the number of “frivolous” lawsuits as a problem. The Institute for Legal Reform is addressing these key issues in order to achieve a fair legal system that promotes economic growth and opportunity.

Explore our issues by state or by issue title

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America has the most costly legal system in the world according to an ILR study, and 87% of American voters view the number of “meritless” lawsuits in the country as a problem. To be sure, the American legal system is complex, and the abuses are occurring on many levels. Please explore our Issues Section to learn more about the various issues impacting our legal system and what ILR is doing to advance reform on many fronts.

Issues

America has the most costly legal system in the world according to an ILR study, and 79% of American voters view the number of “meritless” lawsuits in the country as a problem. To be sure, the American legal system is complex, and the abuses are occurring on many levels. Please explore our Issues Section to learn more about the various issues impacting our legal system and what ILR is doing to advance reform on many fronts.

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