Forum: South Texas commercial vehicle operators, owners under attack

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Special to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, April 16, 2021 This opinion reflects the recent trend in aggressive and excessive tactics used to take advantage of Corpus Christi employers. I write on behalf of several small businesses who declined to go public on the issue, knowing that some personal injury lawyers will retaliate against anyone who […]

Jenkins: Lawsuit abuse is hurting operators of commercial vehicles

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Special to the Austin American-Statesman, Mar. 18, 2021  Groceries to your doorstep. Packages safely delivered. Toilet paper, face masks, holiday gifts, and now, vaccines are all seamlessly transported across the state and around the country. During the pandemic, we have all become keenly aware of the importance of delivery and service vehicles to our daily […]

Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse Leaders Applaud Legislation to Rein in Abusive Lawsuits Plaguing Delivery and Service Trucks and Cars in Texas

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) leaders are applauding legislation aimed at reining in abusive lawsuits plaguing commercial vehicle owners and operators.  The legislation, House Bill 19, is authored by state Rep. Jeff Leach, chairman of the Texas House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee. While other types of personal injury lawsuits are decreasing […]

Contreras: Right to repair vs. frivolous lawsuits

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By SERGIO CONTRERAS, Special to the Valley Morning Star: The Texas Legislature during its 2019 session passed a law requiring school districts and other governmental entities to give architects, engineers and contractors an opportunity to correct work deemed to be defective after a construction project is completed. The law is known as the Right to […]

Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse Leaders Laud Governor’s Call to Make Pandemic-related Lawsuit Protections an Emergency Issue for Legislature

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New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Elected Officials to Respond to COVID-19 Relief – Not Personal Injury Lawyers AUSTIN, TEXAS—Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) leaders are applauding Governor Greg Abbott’s designation of coronavirus-related lawsuit protections as an “emergency item” for the current legislative session, paving the way for swift action on a critical element of […]