Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) organizations across the nation are well known for their watchdogging role. This is precisely what our friends at Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) are doing by exposing Texas trial lawyers who are traveling to the Bayou State to drum up lawsuits against Chesapeake Energy. LLAW Executive Director Melissa Landry writes on a Fort Worth based law firm that “reportedly spent millions on billboards and mass mailings to generate thousands of similar cases in Texas.” Landry goes on to describe the firm’s high-pressure sales tactics and no-risk offers to attract new customers. These types of tactics from trial lawyers are precisely the reason for stifled economic growth, higher costs of goods, and continued job loss. Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse (TALA) praises LLAW for their efforts to shine light on these abusive tactics.
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