The Journal News: Trail Lawyers Halt Push for Uber and Lyft: View

The Journal News published an op-ed written by LRANY’s Adam Morey discussing the trial lawyers’ sabotage of ride sharing upstate with mention of the Scaffold Law.

An excerpt:

“In 2014, Gov. Andrew Cuomo admitted that despite his position on the issue, it would be difficult to pass legislation reforming the trial lawyers-backed Scaffold Law because they are “the single most powerful political force in Albany.”

Their interests have been a detriment to ride-sharing and, as the governor noted, they oppose common sense reform to the only-in-New York Scaffold Law – another glaring example of how their influence can stifle the economy.”

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