2003 LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM
BUSINESS LAW / GENERAL COUNSELS
comprehensive civil justice reform.
restructuring the unified court system.
the extension of Court of Claims jurisdiction to include claims by or
against any local government or by or against any public officer or
awarding pre-judgment interest in personal injury actions.
awarding damages for bereavement, emotional loss and mental anguish
in wrongful death actions.
expansion of the Commercial Division of New York Supreme Court.
legislation which restricts the use of protective orders to keep discovery
exchanged in civil litigation confidential.
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