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Southeast Texas Record, June 26, 2017

Greg Abbott promised he would stick to the winning, pro-business ways of his predecessor, Rick Perry – embracing the same threefold goal of “lower taxes, less regulation, and more job creation” – and that's what he's doing.

Southeast Texas Record, June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court's May 22 decision to reduce the states in which patent owners are allowed to file infringement lawsuits is expected to reduce 1,000 cases per year in Eastern Texas and increase cases in the District of Delaware by 500, Unified Patents has predicted.

The Hill, June 23, 2017

Two years ago, a 45-year-old man, who suffered from a deep vein thrombosis, or blood clot, was watching television. He saw a commercial from a lawyer advertising for lawsuits over the blood thinning medication Xarelto, which the man’s doctor had prescribed to help dissolve the clot. 

Southeast Texas Record, June 21, 2017

EL PASO – As the ongoing criminal case against Texas lawyer Kent Livesay continues to grab headlines, court records show a civil suit against the hail attorney is also proceeding as well.

Institute for Legal Reform, June 22, 2017

One in four Americans taking certain prescribed medicines say they would stop taking them immediately—without consulting their doctor—after seeing ads promoting lawsuits against the drugs’ manufacturers, according to a new national survey released today by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR).

Institute for Legal Reform, June 20, 2017

The saga of Chevron v. Donziger, “one of the most egregious legal frauds in history” according to the WSJ, finally concluded this week with the U.S. Supreme Court denying plaintiffs’ attorney Donziger’s certiorari petition.

Washington Post, June 19, 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a ruling that makes it more difficult for plaintiffs attorneys to look for friendly locations for their lawsuits, a practice known as “court shopping.”

Southeast Texas Record, June 19, 2017

Edinburg lawyer Kent Livesay, for one, used to enjoy – and profit from – a good storm, but now the clouds have gathered over his head and the sky is getting darker.

The Penn Record, June 20, 2017

When first targeted by asbestos lawyers, Garlock Sealing Technologies accepted its victim role and strove to accommodate the predators. When it later changed tactics and started fighting back instead, the bullies with briefs turned into snowflakes.

The Hill, June 16, 2017

This might sound like an absurd question, but unfortunately enterprising plaintiffs’ lawyers are finding equally unbelievable ways to sue businesses under a technologically ancient telecommunications law that was designed to protect consumers, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The terrible irony is that consumers end up paying higher prices for goods and services thanks to the tremendous cost of these opportunistic lawsuits.

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