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Southeast Texas Record, April 24, 2017

AUSTIN – Since the courts were apparently no help, those wishing to inflate Texas’ medical malpractice cap on non-economic damages are now turning to the state legislature.

 
Southeast Texas Record, April 21, 2017

HOUSTON – A Houston woman is suing a public adjusting firm for $200,000 in damages, claiming she was fired for questioning the company’s “propriety.”

Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2017

Plaintiffs lawyers have a business model built around litigation tourism, suing in state courts known for friendly verdicts and big jury awards. The Supreme Court hears a pair of cases Tuesday that could upend this violation of federalism and due process.

Huffington Post, April 22, 2017

America’s longest-running personal injury litigation, the one infamous for those TV mesothelioma ads, is having a “moment” right now, with state and federal authorities considering how best to regulate payment from billions of dollars held in special bankruptcy trusts.

Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2017

It’s good to be a Senator, especially if you are a Republican who is the most important opponent of tort reform on Capitol Hill. Witness the largesse that the plaintiffs bar is bestowing on South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham in its moment of maximum political peril.

Southeast Texas Record, April 20, 2017

AUSTIN – On April 20, the Texas Senate Business and Commerce Committee passed Senate Bill 10 by Chairman Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills).

Texans for Lawsuit Reform, April 18, 2017

TLR devotes significant resources including a team of four lawyers and TLR’s capable staff to follow thousands of bills as they move through every committee in both the House and Senate and on to the Governor’s desk for signature. Throughout the process, TLR works with lawmakers, staff and stakeholders to ensure the legislation is precisely written to implement good public policy without negative unintended consequences to our civil justice system.

Capitol Weekly, April 18, 2017

California is renowned for trailblazing some of the nation’s most stringent transparency and disclosure laws. We have the Brown Act, which requires local governments to be transparent about meetings and actions. In many cases, governmental worker and salary history is published. We have transparency in supply chains, designed to help root out human trafficking. In general, California can truly be called the Sunshine State.

 
Southeast Texas Record, April 18, 2017

AUSTIN – A Texas tort reform group found information in its report all too familiar but it's likely news to the every-day Texan, a spokesperson for the group said during a recent interview.

San Antonio Express News, April 17, 2017


In reluctant testimony, a state district judge said it was “chilling” to hear District Attorney Nico LaHood threaten to destroy the practices of defense attorneys during a heated exchange in her chambers in February.

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