Medical Liability Reform Delivering Results for Texas Patients

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Fifteen years ago this fall, Texas voters did something truly dramatic. They approved a constitutional amendment that limits non-economic damage awards in lawsuits against doctors and hospitals. The reason for doing so was painfully obvious: Jury awards for subjective harm, like emotional distress, were soaring. At the time, questionable lawsuits and abusive legal practices were […]

Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week 2018

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LEGAL WATCHDOGS KICK OFF AWARENESS WEEK BY REMINDING TEXANS THAT PROTECTING THE COURTS “STARTS WITH YOU”   Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week Emphasizes Personal Responsibility   AUSTIN, TEXAS — When it comes to protecting Texas’ courts from frivolous lawsuits, “It Starts With You.”  That’s the message that Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) groups are delivering as […]

Study Released by American Tort Reform Association: Trial Lawyers Spent $186 Million on Advertising in Second Quarter of 2018

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Study Released by American Tort Reform Association: Trial Lawyers Spent $186 Million on Advertising in Second Quarter of 2018 California, Florida, Missouri, New York Among Top Media Markets Sept. 24, 2018 (WASHINGTON) — Today, the American Tort Reform Association released a study showing spending and top media markets for TV ads from trial lawyers. “Have you […]