Hancock rolls out tort reform legislation addressing hailstorm lawsuits

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Hail storm lawsuit abuse has been a trend that Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse has watched for years. We’re thankful that Governor Abbott brought this issue to light during the State of the State and we’re excited that Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Senator Kelly Hancock are making hail storm lawsuit reform a top priority this […]

TALA Lauds Lt. Governor, Sen. Hancock for Hail Storm Reform Bill

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AUSTIN, TEXAS (Feb. 13, 2017)—The following statement regarding today’s hail storm lawsuit reform bill (SB 10) filing should be attributed to Jennifer Harris, executive director and spokesperson for Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA): “Today in Texas, storm chasing is the new ambulance chasing, and that’s why we laud Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Sen. Kelly […]

Texas Back on the List of Judicial Hellholes

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AUSTIN, TEXAS (Dec. 15, 2016) – The Rio Grande Valley (specifically Hidalgo County) was named a “Judicial Hellhole” in a just released annual report published by the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA). “Judicial Hellholes” are jurisdictions across the country where the laws are applied in an unfair or unbalanced manner. “While Texas has long been […]

Texas County Named Judicial Hellhole for 2nd Straight Year

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The Rio Grande Valley (specifically Hidalgo County) was named a “Judicial Hellhole” in a just released annual report published by the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA). “Judicial Hellholes” are jurisdictions across the country where the laws are applied in an unfair or unbalanced manner. Texas has long been recognized as a national leader in reining […]