Missouri: The Cost of Lawsuit Abuse

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Once dubbed the “Wild West” of lawsuit abuse, Texas is now a leader in the lawsuit reform movement – and the resulting benefits to Texans are undeniable.  Lawsuit reforms have helped create or retain jobs, allowed small employers to flourish, improved access to health care, especially in underserved areas of our state, and brought balance […]

Letter to the Editor: Study Judge Candidates

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Study Judge Candidates Regarding “Do democracy a favor and research Texas judges before voting” (HoustonChronicle.com, Oct. 24): While campaigns for the Texas Legislature and Congress receive lots of media attention, many people forget that we also decide who represents us in the state judiciary. It’s critical that we elect judges who will impartially apply the […]

Economic Impact Report: Florida

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Lawsuit reforms passed by state legislators over the years have helped make Texas a state where employers want to be – and that means more jobs and a stronger economy. New reports on the impact that lawsuit abuse has on jobs and income demonstrate the need for other states, like Florida to addresses the imbalances […]

Illinois: Economic Impact Study

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Lawsuit reform can help reduce excessive litigation costs, leading to substantial economic benefits and other benefits. Common sense lawsuit reforms have helped Texas create and retain jobs, allowed small employers to prosper and improved access to health care. Reform works!  For more on a state that has lagged behind in addressing excessive litigation, consider Illinois, […]

Economic Benefits of Lawsuit Reform

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Common sense lawsuit reforms have contributed greatly to Texas’ strong, job-creating business climate.  Contrast that to California, which has failed to rein in lawsuit abuse and, according to a new study, has lost  197,776 jobs and $11.8 billion in personal income as a result.  Read more here: California