Texas AG candidates should sign ATRA transparency pledge

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As voters return to the polls for this year’s General Election, Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) is calling on all candidates for Attorney General to prioritize transparency and open accountability in office. The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) has contacted Attorney General Ken Paxton and his challenger, Rochelle Garza, asking that they sign a pledge […]

Before Voting on Election Day, Learn Where Your Candidates Stand on the Issues

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Do you know where your candidates stand on lawsuit abuse?  Do your candidates support the lawsuit reforms that Texas lawmakers have enacted over the years to rein in frivolous lawsuits, unreasonable damage awards, and questionable legal practices?  What do you know about the judicial candidates on your ballot?  Do they have the experience to preside […]

For This and Every Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week,

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Stopping Lawsuit Abuse Starts With You! The first week of October 2022 is Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week. If you’re wondering, “What does that mean for me?” Or, “How does that affect me?” The answer is, “It Starts With You!” We all share in the responsibility to stop lawsuit abuse and to support a legal system […]

Patent Trolls Find Fertile Ground in Texas

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Posted in the Southeast Texas Record Posted on September 13th, 2022 By Roger Borgelt Texas once was the Wild West of lawsuit abuse. Over time, it transformed into a beacon of reform, ending many of the most egregious examples of lawsuit abuse. But the bad guys have a way of resurfacing, and sure enough, new villains are here, […]

SMALL BUSINESS LEADERS TALK ABOUT LAWSUIT ABUSE AND ITS IMPACT ON JOBS

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VIA VIDEOS, SOCIAL, MEDIA, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES While Texas has made progress in reforming its laws that once made the state a testing ground for frivolous lawsuits and abusive legal practices, many small businesses know they are still just one lawsuit away from being put out of business.  To call attention to this ongoing threat, […]