AUSTIN - Declaring the start of the latest round in Texas "tort reform," Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and a key legislator said a bill filed Monday will crack down on a small group of attorneys they say are abusing the system by filing unnecessary lawsuits after hailstorms.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A bill that targets the country’s current asbestos injury compensation system has been quietly reintroduced by a Texas federal lawmaker who is hoping President Trump is more receptive than his predecessor.
Texas lawmakers have taken another swing at hailstorm lawsuit reform with a bill that is more streamlined and direct than the one filed last session that ultimately failed, says an industry trade group.
A curious piece of mail recently showed up in my mailbox. It was an unexpected check for 49 cents from a class action settlement. Is this a joke? A scam? A mistake? Naturally, I turned to Google in search of an answer.
HIDALGO COUNTY – A Mission physician recently hit an area lawyer with a barratry lawsuit, accusing the hail attorney of obtaining a contingency fee agreement through soliciting contractors – contractors who allegedly left the doctor’s commercial property in shambles once the money ran dry.