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Austin American Statesman, May 16, 2017

A man is suing a Round Rock woman for texting during a movie date at the Barton Creek Square theater, according to a petition filed in small claims court in Travis County.

Houston Chronicle, May 16, 2017

A vehicle drives by a field covered from a hail storm early Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. Hail the size of golf balls coated parts of North Texas, broke windows, damaged police vehicles and killed exotic birds at the Fort Worth Zoo. 

Southeast Texas Record, May 15, 2017

When the Texas House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence held a hearing seven years ago to discuss barratry in our state, Steve Mostyn agreed with those present that it was a problem and recommended prosecution of “swindlers.”

Reuters, May 8, 2017

Justice Neil Gorsuch of the U.S. Supreme Court doesn’t have much of a record on class actions. As a private lawyer at Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel between 1995 and 2005, Gorsuchwrote a couple of amicus briefs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, asking to tighten requirements in securities class actions. He wrote a handful of opinions in class action cases in his last job, as a judge on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, none espousing an overarching policy on class actions as a vehicle of justice. Both friends and foes of the newest justice consider Gorsuch to be pro-business, but the truth is that we don’t know yet if he will prod his fellow justices to revive Justice Antonin Scalia’s years-long campaign to rein in class actions.

Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2017

With Neil Gorsuch safely on the Supreme Court, the White House is turning its attention to the lower federal courts. President Trump took a major step Monday, naming five new nominees to the federal appellate courts and five to the district courts.

Southeast Texas Record, May 8, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – Only a day prior to the Texas House approving a bill aimed at ending hailstorm lawsuit abuse, Mostyn Law attorneys filed dozens of lawsuits in Bexar County – an area hit hard by hailstorms the past year.

Houston Chronicle, May 5, 2017

AUSTIN – The Texas House on Friday approved a bill that backers say is needed to rein in "abusive and unnecessary" lawsuits over insurance claims after hail and other storms. Opponents counter that the measure will impact millions of property owners by threatening their access to the courts.

Texas Tribune, May 4, 2017

The Texas House on Thursday tentatively approved a bill that would discourage home and business owners from taking their insurance companies to court over claims involving hailstorms, floods and hurricanes.

Texas Tribune, May 4, 2017

For longtime San Antonio insurance agent Felipe Farias, being sued has become an occupational hazard. He's been served more than a dozen times in the past four years, mostly over homeowner hail and windstorm claims.

Palmetto Business Daily, May 1, 2017

Congressman Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican, has offered his strong support for legislation that aims to curb what sponsors argue are abusive practices related to class action lawsuits.

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