U.S. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) has sent letters to the American Bar Association and every state bar association, urging the organizations to adopt requirements for warnings on trial lawyer advertisements that urge patients to discontinue the use of some medicines.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-led House on Friday backed legislation that requires judges to sanction attorneys and other parties who file frivolous lawsuits in federal district court, a move that supporters said will protect individuals and businesses from unnecessary legal costs.
House Republicans are advancing a series of bills that would make changes to the civil justice system long sought by doctors and U.S. corporations, including a cap on some medical malpractice awards and new roadblocks for classes of people seeking to sue jointly to address harm.
AUSTIN – On March 8 Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse groups voiced their support for Senate Bill 10 and House Bill 1774, legislation aimed at reining in hail storm lawsuit abuse, while ensuring consumers are protected.
AUSTIN – Two economic development groups in Texas, the Greater Houston Partnership and the Rio Grande Valley Partnership, have passed resolutions supporting two state bills seeking to stop hail-related lawsuit abuse.