Economic Impact Report: Florida

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Lawsuit reforms passed by state legislators over the years have helped make Texas a state where employers want to be – and that means more jobs and a stronger economy. New reports on the impact that lawsuit abuse has on jobs and income demonstrate the need for other states, like Florida to addresses the imbalances […]

Illinois: Economic Impact Study

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Lawsuit reform can help reduce excessive litigation costs, leading to substantial economic benefits and other benefits. Common sense lawsuit reforms have helped Texas create and retain jobs, allowed small employers to prosper and improved access to health care. Reform works!  For more on a state that has lagged behind in addressing excessive litigation, consider Illinois, […]

Economic Benefits of Lawsuit Reform

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Common sense lawsuit reforms have contributed greatly to Texas’ strong, job-creating business climate.  Contrast that to California, which has failed to rein in lawsuit abuse and, according to a new study, has lost  197,776 jobs and $11.8 billion in personal income as a result.  Read more here: California

Medical Liability Reform Delivering Results for Texas Patients

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Fifteen years ago this fall, Texas voters did something truly dramatic. They approved a constitutional amendment that limits non-economic damage awards in lawsuits against doctors and hospitals. The reason for doing so was painfully obvious: Jury awards for subjective harm, like emotional distress, were soaring. At the time, questionable lawsuits and abusive legal practices were […]