Thank You, Gov. Abbott & Texas Lawmakers!

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85th Session: A Look Back The gavel has fallen on the Regular Session of the Texas Legislature, but as we look back on the Session, there were some big wins for the lawsuit reform movement, consumers and small businesses. Texas has built a reputation for being the leader when it comes to lawsuit reform, and […]

It’s Time to Stop Drive By Lawsuit Abuse

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Our friends at Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) shared the following statement on House Bill 1463, which would require property owners to be notified of potential ADA violations and be given a right to correct any issue – before a lawsuit is filed. We agree with TALA that HB 1463 is smart, common-sense reform. It […]

Small Business, Consumer Lawsuit Abuse Groups Laud Passage of HB 1774

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REFORM STRIKES BALANCE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION WHILE REINING IN ABUSIVE, STORM-CHASING PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse and Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse groups from across the state applauded the Texas House’s passage of House Bill 1774, legislation aimed at reining in hail storm lawsuit abuse, while ensuring consumers are protected. “Across our state, we’ve […]

Hailstorm lawsuit reform protects consumers

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Check out Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse’s recent op-ed in the Austin American-Statesman. Hazel Meaux explains the benefits of Senate Bill 10 and House Bill 1774. The legislation is aimed at reining in abusive hailstorm lawsuits, while ensuring consumers are protected. Read the complete story here.

CALAs Across Texas Serve as Lawsuit Abuse Watchdogs

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Our friends at East Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse recently celebrated their 25th anniversary, standing on the front lines of fighting frivolous and abusive lawsuits. The Southeast Texas Record sat down with founder Ruben Martin to talk about the group’s success and its priorities in the future. Most pressing, Martin noted, is the fight to rein […]

Sen. Hancock’s SB 10 Would Bring Much Needed Reform

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Senator Kelly Hancock’s Senate Bill 10 would address hail storm lawsuit abuse, an issue CALACTX has been watching for many years. Governor Abbott spoke about this trend during the State of the State, and Lt. Governor Patrick made it a top priority for the Senate to address. Read some of the recent coverage on Sen. […]

CALACTX Calls on Legislature to Pass Hail Storm Lawsuit Reform

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In a recent statewide news release, CALACTX Board Chair lended our organization’s support to the hail storm lawsuit reform effort. “When you see skyrocketing numbers of lawsuits like this, there’s reason to worry that they’re burdening our courts, driving up consumer and business insurance costs, and limiting or eliminating access to coverage for some Texans,” […]

CALACTX Joins TALA In Supporting Hail Storm Lawsuit Reform

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Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse lauds Lt. Governor Patrick and Senator Hancock for hail storm reform bill, SB 10. TALA and CALACTX are both supporting SB 10 and HB 1774, which will bring common-sense, consumer-friendly reforms, reining in hail storm lawsuit abuse. Read the complete statement from TALA and learn more about the issue on TALA’s […]

Legislative Preview & Lawsuit Reform Reception

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Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse of Central Texas (CALACTX), a leading grassroots organization that stands on the front lines in the battle against lawsuit abuse, continues to work to raise awareness of the cost and consequences of lawsuit abuse and to actively support needed reforms at the Texas Capitol. As part of our work, CALACTX will […]

What the Hail? Texas Back on Judicial Hellholes List

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Our allies at Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse are shining a light on a ranking no part of the state should want. The Rio Grande Valley (specifically Hidalgo County) was named a “Judicial Hellhole” in a just released annual report published by the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA). “Judicial Hellholes” are jurisdictions across the country where […]