Letter To The Editor on SB-6

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From the Southeast Texas Record By Robert Wood RE: Pandemic Liability Protection Act: Is SB 6 Working? Recent numbers pulled together by the Texas Civil Justice League from several sources show a new law providing COVID-19 civil liability protections for employers, health care providers, and non-profits following appropriate public health protocols is working. The Pandemic Liability Protection Act […]

Research candidates

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It seems like every election there are surprises when it comes to the outcome of judicial races, with judges losing their elections through no apparent fault of their own. Voters must search a little harder to find out about the candidates, which doesn’t always happen. That can lead to uninformed voting. No matter the election, […]

It’s Election Time Again

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In our “It Starts With You” campaign, we say that preventing lawsuit abuse starts with you. The same is true for choosing candidates in the next election. The upcoming primary elections and the November general election provide opportunities for voters to elect leaders that understand the importance of lawsuit reform. We ask that you take […]

DON’T GET SERVED A LAWSUIT WITH YOUR EGGNOG

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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 […]

Latest Judicial Hellholes Report Puts Texas on Watch List

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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 […]

SAVE THE DATE

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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.

Be an Informed Voter!

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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 […]

Reform Works

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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.

It Starts With You! Fairness in Our Legal System Is Up to Each of Us

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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

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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 […]