Big Wins for Lawsuit Reform, Consumers & Small Businesses

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85th Session Recap Texas has built a reputation for being the leader when it comes to lawsuit reform, and these two pieces of legislation solidify our reputation for common-sense reforms that keep Texas open for business and ensure our courts are used for justice, not greed. HB 1774, Hailstorm lawsuit reform: Signed by the Governor […]

TALA Lauds Senate Approval of HB 1774

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AUSTIN, TEXAS—The following statement should be attributed to Jennifer Harris, executive director of Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse, in response to the Senate’s passage on second reading of HB 1774, the hail storm lawsuit reform bill. “Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse applaud the Senate’s approval of House Bill 1774, legislation that ensures consumer protection while reining in […]

ADA Lawsuit Reform Advances

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The following statement on the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee’s recent passage of House Bill 1463 should be attributed to Jennifer Harris, Executive Director of Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA): “Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse is pleased to see House Bill 1463 move one step closer to the governor’s desk, and we hope the full Senate […]

Stopping ADA Lawsuit Abuse: HB 1463

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The following statement on the Texas House’s recent passage of House Bill 1463 should be attributed to Jennifer Harris, Executive Director of Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA): “Drive-by lawsuits filed under the guise of the federal American with Disabilities Act (ADA) are exploiting a well-intentioned and important law. Such lawsuits aren’t about fixing a problem […]