2019 Legislative Session Recap

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Texas continued to build its reputation as a lawsuit reform leader during the 2019 legislative session, which ended on May 31.  Several new laws underscore Texas’ reputation for common-sense reforms that keep Texas open for business, ensure access to our courts and help rein in lawsuit abuse. Here are some of the bills that passed […]

Summertime Lawsuits

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Whether it’s lawsuits related to slips and falls on wet surfaces like swimming pool decking, dog bites by a neighbor’s pet or burns from a charcoal grill, some personal injury lawyer advertising highlights the many ways lawsuits can squash Texans’ summer fun. See a few examples below: Baseball mom cries foul after son injured running […]

Stand Up for Summer

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A splashless summer is one thing, but it seems no summer activity is safe from lawsuits. Frivolous lawsuits can drive up costs for consumers and small businesses. They can take the fun out of summer, rain on your pool party or burn up your backyard cookout. Let’s stand up for summer and for common sense […]

Statement on Senate Bill 1189

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AUSTIN, TEXAS—The following statement regarding the Texas House’s preliminary approval of Senate Bill 1189, relating to deceptive advertising of legal services, should be attributed to Marcus Jahns, chairman of  Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse: “We are grateful to members of the Texas House for passing Senate Bill 1189 by Sen. Dawn Buckingham, which will help to rein in […]