Statement from Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse Regarding Legislative Passage of Lawsuit Reforms

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AUSTIN, TEXAS—The following is a statement from Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) regarding passage of lawsuit reforms during this year’s regular session of the Texas Legislature.  The statement may be attributed to Marla Mathews, TALA spokesperson. “With the passage of House Bill 19 and Senate Bill 6, Texas lawmakers continue the state’s important work to support […]

Abusive Commercial Vehicle Lawsuits and Their Impact on Small Businesses (Video)

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Bobby Jenkins, CALA Central Texas board member and president of ABC Home and Commercial Services, explains how his commercial vehicles are targeted by some personal injury lawyers for multi-million dollar payouts when involved in an accident.  Additionally, he discusses the impact these abusive lawsuits have on small businesses like his own and encourages the Texas […]

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 […]