New Yorkers Successfully Sued the City for $520 Million Last Year


Thanks to liberal tort rules, New York is the second most “lawsuit-friendly” state in the country, making the city a “magnet” for personal-injury lawyers and class-action cases. According to the Post, falling down — because of bumpy pavement or faulty monkey bars — seems like a reliable way to bring in a couple grand. So, maybe take a moment to consider all injuries you sustained this weekend and ask yourself, “Was that really my fault?” [NYP]