Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen Send Letter To Congressional Leaders Urging Support For Employer Liability Protections

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May 12, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Office of the Governor Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen today sent a letter to Congressional Leaders asking them to support liability protections for Texas employers. In the letter, the three state leaders urge Congress to support the inclusion of legal protections in […]

Personal Injury Lawyers Continue to “Cash In” Thanks to Class-Action Lawsuits

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A recently published white paper, An Empirical Analysis of Federal Consumer Fraud Class Action Settlements, on class-action settlements by the Jones Day law firm confirms what we have known for a while: some of these lawsuits deliver big jackpots for some personal injury lawyers, often at the expense of consumers. The study’s main findings: Only […]

Anticipating the COVID-19 Lawsuit Storm

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While health care professionals and other essential workers fight the COVID-19 pandemic from the front lines, they should not be worried about being sued for good-faith efforts they make in an attempt to save a life.  However, some personal injury lawyers see the current crisis as an opportunity to cash in.  The first lawsuits targeting […]

Guest Blog: Avoiding the Post-Pandemic Lawsuit Wave

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By D’Anne Buquet As the Coastal Bend hunkers down to combat COVID-19, this community is experiencing quite a few positive effects. More than ever, people are making a conscious effort to support local businesses that remain open. Businesses are adapting to meet their customers’ needs with new innovative practices such as contact-free, ultra-sanitized shopping experiences. […]

Texans for Lawsuit Reform: Protecting Our Frontlines

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World Health Day was last week, on April 7, and there couldn’t be a more appropriate time to recognize the work and sacrifices of the healthcare profession across the globe. In the past few weeks, we’ve seen these men and women run toward danger, working around the clock and putting their own lives on the […]