Don’t let fear get to you before you get the facts: weather-related lawsuits edition

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An opinion piece by Texas Watch used old data to misrepresent the state of insurance claims during the recovery and blamed the Legislature for passing bills that hurt property owners.

Texans should know that the laws passed were meant to protect consumers and remove incentives for storm-chasing personal injury lawyers to troll for new clients. Don’t let fear get to you before you get the facts.

Read our other pieces on weather-related lawsuit abuse: A Storm of Misinformation, Harvey Alert: Be Aware of Misinformation on Hail Storm Lawsuits, Small Business, Consumer Lawsuit Abuse Groups Laud Passage of HB 1774 and more.