Texas Back on the List of Judicial Hellholes

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AUSTIN, TEXAS (Dec. 15, 2016) – The Rio Grande Valley (specifically Hidalgo County) was named a “Judicial Hellhole” in a just released annual report published by the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA). “Judicial Hellholes” are jurisdictions across the country where the laws are applied in an unfair or unbalanced manner. “While Texas has long been […]

Texas County Named Judicial Hellhole for 2nd Straight Year

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The Rio Grande Valley (specifically Hidalgo County) was named a “Judicial Hellhole” in a just released annual report published by the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA). “Judicial Hellholes” are jurisdictions across the country where the laws are applied in an unfair or unbalanced manner. Texas has long been recognized as a national leader in reining […]

Don’t Let a Lawyer Be Your Doctor

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As a doctor, my number one responsibility is to provide my patients with expert medical advice and prioritize their well-being over anything else. Unfortunately, as a Texan, I know my patients are surrounded by personal injury lawsuit ads that bombard them with misleading information and alarm them about unproven medical risks or threats to their […]

Doctors’ Diagnosis: Personal Injury Lawsuit Ads Can Be Harmful to Patients’ Health

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82 Percent of Doctors Agree that Personal Injury Lawyer Ads Can Lead to Patients Not Taking Their Medications as Prescribed Statewide Survey of Doctors Finds Personal Injury Lawyer Ads Fuel Wide-Ranging Concerns for Patients AUSTIN, TEXAS— A new statewide survey finds Texas doctors are deeply concerned about personal injury lawyer ads that target patients for […]

Interim Committee Considers Jury Service

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AUSTIN, TEXAS—Today, as the Texas House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee considers an Interim Charge to examine jury service participation and response rates in Texas, Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) pointed to their recent study that tracks jury service participation and found troubling numbers. “While state and county leaders continue to work to improve participation […]