Legal Consumer Guide

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You’ve heard the old adage that nothing in life is free, and it especially applies when discussing the cost and consequences of lawsuit abuse.  After all, the fallout from questionable legal practices and lawsuits affects each and every one of us.  For example – take a look at health care.  For far too long, some […]

Louisiana: Don’t let a lawyer be your doctor

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The Texas Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 1187 by state Sen. Dawn Buckingham – a measure aimed at reining in deceptive legal advertising. Signed by Governor Greg Abbott, the legislation will take effect on Sept. 1, 2019, and will require legal advertisements to properly warn patients that it is dangerous to stop taking a prescribed […]

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 […]