TALA Lauds Senate Approval of HB 1774

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AUSTIN, TEXAS—The following statement should be attributed to Jennifer Harris, executive director of Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse, in response to the Senate’s passage on second reading of HB 1774, the hail storm lawsuit reform bill. “Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse applaud the Senate’s approval of House Bill 1774, legislation that ensures consumer protection while reining in […]

ADA Lawsuit Reform Advances

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The following statement on the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee’s recent passage of House Bill 1463 should be attributed to Jennifer Harris, Executive Director of Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA): “Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse is pleased to see House Bill 1463 move one step closer to the governor’s desk, and we hope the full Senate […]

Stopping ADA Lawsuit Abuse: HB 1463

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The following statement on the Texas House’s recent passage of House Bill 1463 should be attributed to Jennifer Harris, Executive Director of Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA): “Drive-by lawsuits filed under the guise of the federal American with Disabilities Act (ADA) are exploiting a well-intentioned and important law. Such lawsuits aren’t about fixing a problem […]

Statement on Texas House’s Passage of Hail Storm Lawsuit Reform

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REFORM STRIKES BALANCE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION WHILE REINING IN ABUSIVE, STORM-CHASING PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS AUSTIN, TEXAS—Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse and Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse groups from across the state applauded the Texas House’s passage of House Bill 1774, legislation aimed at reining in hail storm lawsuit abuse, while ensuring consumers are protected. “Across our state, […]

TALA urges lawmakers to stop ADA lawsuit abuse.

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Some personal injury lawyers exploit the American Disabilities Act (ADA) to shake down small businesses for cash settlements to avoid high cost court cases. House Bill 1463 and Senate Bill 827 propose that property owners be notified of potential violations and be given a right to cure, while ensuring people with disabilities continue to be […]