It Starts With You: Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week Kicks Off

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CITIZENS AGAINST LAWSUIT ABUSE SHINES LIGHT ON COST, CONSEQUENCES OF LAWSUIT ABUSE DURING ANNUAL OBSERVANCE AUSTIN, TX (Oct. 2, 2017) –The first week of October marks Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week (LAAW), which is recognized by Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) and grassroots groups across the country that support legal reform. The annual event serves to […]

LAAW Spotlight: Asbestos Lawsuit Abuse

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Editor’s note: Throughout the week of Oct. 2, we’ll share highlights of how TALA and local CALAs have fought lawsuit abuse and advocated for much-needed reform. First up is a look at asbestos litigation. Did you know that asbestos litigation is the longest running lawsuit abuse in America? Decades after the first asbestos case was […]

Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week Kicks Off

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Each October, Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse and our allies in local Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse chapters across the state shine a light on the costs and consequences of lawsuit abuse. Fighting lawsuit abuse starts with every day Texans like you. We invite you to follow us on social media and here on our blog each […]

A Storm of Misinformation

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House Bill 1774 took effect Sept. 1 and is aimed at reducing lawsuit abuse around insurance claims. Some personal injury lawyers were quick to go from ambulance chasing to storm chasing, stirring panic and fear over the new law on the heels of Hurricane Harvey that devastated the Texas Gulf Coast and Houston area. Read […]