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Houston Chronicle, October 22, 2016

A quarter-century ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act required businesses to provide access to patrons in wheelchairs, including accessible parking spaces, curb cuts and ramps. But instead of making the government responsible, the legislation left it to individuals to enforce the law.

Southeast Texas Record, October 20, 2016

BROWNSVILLE – The troubles surrounding Kent Livesay seemingly continue to mount, as an insurer recently filed a motion requesting the Texas hail attorney show his authority to represent a man who died six years prior to the filing date of litigation brought on his behalf.

Southeast Texas Record, October 17, 2016

More than 10,000 hail-damage lawsuits are expected to be filed in Texas this year. Or should we say, more than 10,000 were expected to be filed?

The Daily Caller, October 16, 2016

Medical malpractice tort reform could reduce total healthcare premiums by 2.6 percent and employer health care costs by 3.5 percent, according to a study released to the Daily Caller News Foundation.

Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2016

Truckers are finding it harder and costlier to line up coverage for their fleets, as a wave of blockbuster payouts over accidents pushes insurers out of the market.

Southeast Texas Record, October 12, 2016

WASHINGTON (SE Texas Record) – The amount of asbestos litigation in the U.S. continues to decrease, if slightly, according to a mid-year 2016 report recently issued by a Washington-based consulting firm.

KUAR, October 10, 2016

The Arkansas Hospital Association and the Arkansas Medical Society have endorsed Issue 4, the proposed constitutional amendment directing the Legislature to set caps of at least $250,000 on non-economic damages in medical lawsuits and limiting attorney contingency fees to one-third of jury awards after expenses.

Forbes, October 07, 2016

SAN ANTONIO - The Texas law firm Speights & Worrich, which specializes in insurance disputes, has announced its decision to “significantly downsize,” claiming a barratry class action has “wrongfully damaged” the firm’s “professional reputation.”

Institute for Legal Reform, October 06, 2016

This week in Philadelphia, the American Law Institute (ALI) meets to discuss the latest draft of itsRestatement of the Law, Liability Insurance, which addresses the nationwide state of the law on issues as significant as bad faith and punitive damages.

Southeast Texas Record, October 5, 2016

RIO HONDO – Believing Rio Hondo ISD suffered the same inadequate insurance adjustment as a neighboring district following Hurricane Dolly, Gilberto Hinojosa, on behalf of Mostyn Law, “approached” school officials and “brought” to their attention the notion of filing a lawsuit, according to an audio recording.