Lawsuits surrounding mesh implants have turned into a lucrative niche for lawyers. Don’t let a lawyer be your doctor.

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Lawsuits surrounding mesh implants have turned into a lucrative niche for lawyers. Don’t let a lawyer be your doctor.  Read the complete article below.   The New York Times April 14, 2018 How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN and JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG Jerri Plummer was at home in Arkansas, watching television with […]

Governor Abbott Accepts Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup Award

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Texas has once again earned Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup, an award that recognizes top performing states for business and job creation. During Governor Greg Abbott’s acceptance of the award, he acknowledged the role that lawsuit reform plays in attracting business to the state. It should come as no surprise that lawsuit reform has contributed to […]

Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts Running Short of Money to Pay Future Claimants, System Lacks Safeguards

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Institute for Legal Reform released a report highlighting the depletion of asbestos bankruptcy trusts, jeopardizing their ability to fully compensate future claimants. The trusts lack safeguards to preserve assets, spend very little to verify the legitimacy of claims and do not have contingency fee caps, allowing lawyers to collect up to 40 percent of claims […]

Some lawyers continue to cash in on the ADA

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Some personal injury lawyers continue to use the American Disabilities Act (ADA) to shake down businesses for cash settlements to avoid high cost court cases. Just last year, the State Bar of Texas took action against an Austin lawyer for professional misconduct after he sent letters to hundreds of health care providers threatening to sue them […]

Don’t Get Your Medical Advice from a Lawyer

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We’ve been reminding Texans that lawyer advertising can be misleading. “Don’t let a lawyer be your doctor,” we’re fond of saying. You can learn more about what lawyer ads don’t say that can hurt you online here. More recently, the American Tort Reform Association’s Tiger Joyce provides new perspective on this issue. You can read […]