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 AG: County Violated Public Information Act By Blocking Request for Private Attorney Billing Records

    August 31, 2018 | News

    The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Delta County violated the state's Public Information Act by refusing to comply with a request for billings records from the private attorneys the county hired for their opioid-related lawsuit, Legal Newsline reports in Forbes.... Read More

  2. Contracts Between Texas Counties And Private Lawyers May Be Invalid

    August 24, 2018 | News

    The contracts between Texas counties and private plaintiffs' lawyers that allow the lawyers to sue pharmaceutical companies on behalf of the county may actually be invalid, Legal Newsline reports in Forbes.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - August 15, 2018

    August 15, 2018 | News

    Texas County Officials Were "In Over Their Heads"... Read More

  4. Texas State Senator Will Profit Off County He Represents for Legal Work With Major Mass Tort Lawyer

    May 03, 2018 | News

    Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa stands to profit off a county he represents in the state senate for the legal work he's doing with major plaintiffs' lawyer Mikal Watts in a multi-million dollar opioid lawsuit, the Southeast Texas Record reports.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - April 20, 2018

    April 20, 2018 | News

    Self-Driving Cars, Thinking Machines Will Test Limits Of Tort Law; Texas Panel Told To Revive Asbestos Depo 'Coaching' Row... Read More

  6. In the News Today - March 30, 2018

    March 30, 2018 | News

    Records Show All-Out, Unsolicited Attorney Scramble to Sign up Texas Counties for Opioid Litigation... Read More

  7. The Great Myths of State False Claims Acts

    February 28, 2018 | Research

    The 2018 update to "Great Myths of State False Claims Acts" shows that the whistleblowers' bar is continuing to capitalize on state qui tam False Claims Acts (FCAs), harvesting windfall awards from states and the federal government. The paper also points out that the dubious benefits of implementing a state FCA turn into a clear financial net negative when states allow their FCAs to fall out of compliance with federal standards.... Read More

  8. In the News Today - February 13, 2018

    February 13, 2018 | News

    Asbestos Documentary Spurs Fight to Unseal Deposition in Travis County... Read More

  9. In the News Today - December 22, 2017

    December 22, 2017 | News

    Here We Come A-Revoking: Professional Plaintiffs Target Text Messaging; Movie texting lawsuit makes top 10 'Most Ridiculous' list... Read More

  10. In the News Today - July 10, 2017

    July 10, 2017 | News and Blog

    The schedule of events for the American Association of Justice's (AAJ) annual meeting includes discussion on Ski Area Litigation and Bicycle Litigation. ... Read More