LAAW Spotlight: Hail Storm Lawsuit Abuse

Posted on

House Bill 1774 is a common-sense reform that will limit lawsuit abuse, by giving insurance companies 60 days to resolve a claim before being taken to court. It also preserves Texas homeowners’ right to sue, while ensuring that natural disasters aren’t used for financial gain driven by personal injury lawyers. This reform is especially timely, […]

LAAW Spotlight: ADA Lawsuit Abuse

Posted on

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a well-intended law meant to ensure equal access to public places. The problem is that personal injury lawyers across the nation are using the ADA to force settlements out of small businesses for violating the law. Some personal injury lawyers file dozens In 2016, Texas was hit with […]

It Starts With You: Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week Kicks Off

Posted on

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

Posted on

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 […]