Texas

Texas ranked #39 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, improving one spot from 2015. Jefferson County, Texas is in the top ten cities or counties with the least fair and reasonable litigation environments.

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  1. Texas House Moves To Rein In Municipality Litigation

    May 03, 2019 | News

    On a 103-39 vote, the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill that would rein in the growing trend of private trial lawyers pitching lawsuits to local governments, the Southeast Texas Record reports.... Read More

  2. In The News Today - April 12, 2019

    April 12, 2019 | News

    Texas Senate Advances Bill To Curb Deceptive Trial Lawyer Ads... Read More

  3. In the News Today - April 10, 2019

    April 10, 2019 | News

    Insurance Restatement "Out of Bounds," Texas Legislature Hears; Fee Committee Chair Pushes Back On Fee Accusations... Read More

  4. North Dakota Joins Ohio in Rejecting Controversial ALI Restatement

    April 05, 2019 | News

    Late last month, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed a law stating that judges in the state "may not apply, give weight to, or afford recognition to, the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance as an authoritative reference" with respect to North Dakota laws and rules. ... Read More

  5. Texas House Committee Passes Bill to Bring Transparency, Accountability to Municipal Contingency Fee Contracts

    April 04, 2019 | News

    Legislation expanding standards of quality and transparency in private attorney contracting to cities and counties has passed a key legislative hurdle in Texas.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - April 3, 2019

    April 03, 2019 | News

    Lawyers' Court Fight Spills Over From Florida To Texas... Read More

  7. Lone Star Lawmakers Take Lead in Tackling Trio of Troubling Lawsuit Abuses

    March 29, 2019 | Blogs

    At a Judiciary Committee hearing this week, the Texas House of Representatives debated a trio of bills that address key issues facing the civil justice system today: The growing problem of lawsuits by cities and counties, harmful trial lawyer advertising misleading seniors into stopping their medications, and big finance firms investing in lawsuits.... Read More

  8. In the News Today - January 24, 2019

    January 24, 2019 | News

    Texas Legal Reform Group Says Governments Should Reward Compliance... Read More

  9. In the News Today - October 10, 2018

    October 10, 2018 | News

    Data Breach-Related Securities Lawsuits on the Rise; Texas Counties To Release Private Lawyer Billing Records for Free; Class Action Settlement "Appears Inaccurate on its Face"... Read More

  10. In the News Today - September 14, 2018

    September 14, 2018 | News

    Texas Counties Demand Thousands to Cover Open Records Requests for Private Lawyer Arrangements... Read More