Tips on social host liability for holiday parties In celebrating the holidays, we would all do well to plan ahead. In addition to making sure your guests know of any COVID protocols you wish to have in place, such as masking and social distancing, it’s always a good idea for hosts to consider protocols for […]
AUSTIN, TEXAS—The following statement regarding Texas’ inclusion on the “watch list” for the American Tort Reform Foundation’s 2021-2022 Judicial Hellholes® report should be attributed to Marla Mathews, spokesperson for Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse: “By disregarding Texas’ long-standing prohibition on introducing evidence about different products or dissimilar accidents in product liability cases and upholding a verdict […]
On Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 5:30 p.m., Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse of Central Texas is hosting an Election 2022 Preview event featuring the Texas Tribune’s Ross Ramsey. We hope you will be able to join us! Stay tuned for registration information.
On November 2, Texans will head to the polls to vote on eight proposed Texas constitutional amendments and local issues and candidates that will vary by areas of the state. As we cast our ballots, Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse would like to remind voters of the important role each of us plays in keeping Texas […]
Texas’ 2003 medical liability reforms have attracted new doctors to the state. More about these reforms and why preserving them are important to health care access can be found here at Texas Civil Justice League.
By D’Anne Buquet, Sergio Contreras and Bobby Jenkins Texans value the independence and freedom to make their own choices. But those choices can have an impact in all aspects of our lives in Texas, including at the courthouse. And, in return, what happens in the courtrooms can impact every Texans’ lives and livelihoods, too. Citizens […]
Statement from Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse Regarding Commercial Vehicle Lawsuit Reform Taking Effect on Sept. 1
AUSTIN, TEXAS—The following is a statement from Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) regarding House Bill 19, which is aimed at reining in commercial vehicle lawsuit abuse and takes effect Sept. 1, 2021. The bill was passed during this year’s regular session of the Texas Legislature and signed by Governor Greg Abbott in June. The statement may be […]
Texas has made this Judicial Hellholes list a number of times – but we’ve been spared it in recent years. Yet, we know lawsuit abuse does continue to fester in our state. Just this year, legislators had to step in to rein in abusive lawsuits targeting employers who own or operate commercial trucks and cars […]
TEXANS AGAINST LAWSUIT ABUSE AND CITIZENS AGAINST LAWSUIT ABUSE LAUNCH “IT STARTS WITH YOU” AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
As a new study shows consumers are paying nearly $500 more for everyday goods and services each year because of lawsuit abuse, Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) and Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) organizations are kicking off a summer-long campaign to remind Texans that they play a pivotal role in stopping lawsuit abuse. The digital media-based […]
AUSTIN, TEXAS—The following is a statement from Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) regarding Governor Abbott’s approval of lawsuit reforms passed during this year’s regular session of the Texas Legislature. The statement may be attributed to Marla Mathews, TALA spokesperson. “With Governor Abbott’s signature on House Bill 19 and Senate Bill 6, Texas continues the state’s […]