Tort reform group urges Texans to support bill seeking to block out-of-state plaintiffs

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via The Southeast Texas Record Dreading a return to when Texas was crowned “courthouse to the world,” a tort reform group is urging Lone Star residents to contact their representatives and ask them to support a bill crafted to thwart lawsuit filings brought by out-of-state plaintiffs. Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse has reached out to residents, seekingsupport […]

Dallas lawyer brings $5M+ class action against Ford, GM & Toyota; alleges autos are easily ‘hacked’

via The Southeast Texas Record Seeking damages in excess of $5 million, a Dallas trial lawyer hit three of the largest automobile manufactures in the world with a federal class action Tuesday, alleging their vehicles are prime targets for hackers. Through attorneys for the Stanley Law Group, the suit was filed against Toyota, Ford and […]

Fearing coastal ‘economic chaos,’ Texas lawmaker files first of 3 windstorm insurance bills

via Dallas Business Journal Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, has filed the first of his three bills to address issues with the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. Taylor’s Senate Bill 498 extends TWIA’s waiver program, which would otherwise expire at the end of the year. Avoiding that lapse in windstorm coverage is important because many homeowners lose policies through no fault […]