Don’t let a lawyer be your doctor

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Louisiana, considered by many as one of the most litigious states in the nation, is currently embroiled in a fight to curb deceptive advertising of legal services. A recent study of legal advertising in the state showed that during the second half of 2018, a legal services ad aired every minute on average in local […]

Oklahoma Lands Spot as Judicial Hellhole

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Today, the American Tort Reform Association made a midyear addition to its annual “Judicial Hellholes” report and announced that Oklahoma has been added to the “Judicial Hellholes” list. The announcement comes amid a year fraught with litigation from the state attorney general, liability-expanding decisions from the state’s highest court and failure on the legislature’s part […]

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 […]