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Forbes, February 16, 2017

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that targets the country’s current asbestos injury compensation system and another that aims to weed out unmeritorious class action claims.

KHOU, February 14, 2017

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas– Storm victims anxious to repair and clean-up damage quickly found more help than they imagined with many offers coming uninvited.

Southeast Texas Record, February 13, 2017

AUSTIN – On Feb. 13, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, announced the filing of Senate Bill 10 – a piece of legislation aimed at ending hailstorm lawsuit abuse.

 
KTSA, February 13, 2017

Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick helps roll out another ‘priority bill.’

Houston Chronicle, February 13, 2017

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.

Legal Newsline, February 13, 2017

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.

Austin Business Journal, February 13, 2017

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.

The Hayride, February 12, 2017

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.

Southeast Texas Record, February 10, 2017

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.

 
San Antonio Express News, February 8, 2017

When you ignore a problem long enough, sometimes it just goes away. And sometimes, it gets even worse.

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