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 […]
For our Throwback Thursday edition of Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week, we’ve compiled photos from previous events that the CALA groups participated in. We also suggest that you take a moment to look at the wins our group has had over the years via American Tort Reform Association’s Texas archives.
House Bill 1774 is a common-sense reform that will limit lawsuit abuse, by giving insurance companies 60 days to resolve a claim before being taken to court. It also preserves Texas homeowners’ right to sue, while ensuring that natural disasters aren’t used for financial gain driven by personal injury lawyers. This reform is especially timely, […]
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a well-intended law meant to ensure equal access to public places. The problem is that personal injury lawyers across the nation are using the ADA to force settlements out of small businesses for violating the law. Some personal injury lawyers file dozens In 2016, Texas was hit with […]
CITIZENS AGAINST LAWSUIT ABUSE SHINES LIGHT ON COST, CONSEQUENCES OF LAWSUIT ABUSE DURING ANNUAL OBSERVANCE AUSTIN, TX (Oct. 2, 2017) –The first week of October marks Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week (LAAW), which is recognized by Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) and grassroots groups across the country that support legal reform. The annual event serves to […]