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Providence Journal, November 12, 2009

Texas-style lawsuit reforms may not fix health care, in and of themselves, but they sure will improve patients’ access to care. As a physician who relocated from Newport to Austin, I can attest to the dramatic Texas turnaround.

Star Telegram, November 1, 2009

Lawsuit reform is good for Texans and Texas business. As you consider for whom to vote in 2010, give your consideration to candidates who back lawsuit reform.

The Madison St. Claire Record, October 14, 2009

Baron and Budd of Houston, a leader in asbestos litigation, has asserted attorney client privilege in more than 7,000 suits that depend on reports from radiologist Jay Segarra.

Houston Chronicle, October 2, 2009

Tort reform works in Texas. News reports that have flooded the media since the national health care debate began have, for the most part, accurately reported the positive impact of medical liability reforms passed here in 2003. What has not been reported is the relentless and ongoing trial-lawyer attack against tort reform in Texas and nationwide.

Southeast Texas Record, September 29, 2009

Unscrupulous ambulance chasing tactics by personal injury lawyers are on the rise in Texas, says a state legal watchdog group. According to a press release from Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, some parts of the state in particular are facing a resurgence in the illegal practice of barratry, commonly known as "ambulance chasing."

Washington Examiner, September 28, 2009

The trial lawyers lobby has been awash in debt and bleeding members - just as it embarks on a national campaign to block any clampdown on medical malpractice lawsuits as part of President Obama's health care overhaul.

Washington Post, September 16, 2009

In his address last week, President Obama said he had talked to some doctors and learned that medical procedures were being done that may not be necessary due to fear of medical malpractice lawsuits, and he entertained the idea of tort reform, saying we could try it in some states with pilot projects.

Tyler Morning Telegraph, September 15, 2009

In his speech on health care reform, President Barack Obama expressed a willingness to consider tort reform as a part of the plan; he added he'll look to the states to see if it can make a difference.

Wall Street Journal, Sept. 11, 2009

On Wednesday the president told Congress "I will not stand by while the special interests use the same old tactics to keep things exactly the way they are." In fact, the administration is standing by to allow its most special, special interest to drive this debate. What the tort bar wants, the tort bar gets. Health insurers should be so lucky.

Houston Chronicle, August 25, 2009

A Houston personal injury lawyer sat in court as the defendant Monday, accused of paying $3 million in cash, BMWs, trips, even spa treatments and “gentleman's entertainment“ to secure a $34 million settlement for hundreds of clients with silicosis.

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