Ask your candidates questions and show up to vote!

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Do you know where your candidates stand on lawsuit reform or other important issues? Before you vote, research the candidates and ask questions. Groups across the state have worked hard to pass lawsuit reforms that have returned balance and fairness to our civil justice system. These reforms have helped Texas to become a place where […]

Know Your Candidates: Texas Primary Elections are March 6

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Are you registered to vote? February 5 was the last day to register to vote for the Primary Elections that will be held on March 6, 2018. To find out if you’re already registered or find your polling location, click HERE. Early voting starts on February 20th and ends on March 2, 2018. For more […]

Congress Considers Impact of Lawsuit Abuse

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The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the impact of lawsuit abuse on American small businesses and job creators. A few of the attendees had this to say about the multiple forms of lawsuit abuse plaguing small businesses: “Small businesses are easy targets for frivolous lawsuits … small businesses are more likely to be […]

Latest “Judicial Hellholes” Report Is Cautionary Tale for Texas

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – The following statement on the 16th Annual American Tort Reform Foundation’s Judicial Hellholes report should be attributed to Roger Borgelt, Chairman of the Board of Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse of Central Texas. “While Texas has long been recognized as a national leader in reining in frivolous lawsuits and championing smart reform, we’re […]

LAAW Spotlight: Medical Liability Reform

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Texas was once the Wild West of medical liability lawsuits. Junk lawsuits were driving doctors from their practice, leaving areas of Texas with little or no access to medical care. In 2003 Proposition 12 took effect.  Prop 12 was a voter-approved constitutional amendment to help curb health care lawsuit abuse in Texas.  Voters signaled they […]