TCJL 2019 Legislators of the Year

TCJL is honored to recognize the following legislators for their outstanding service to the Texas civil justice system during the 2019 legislative session. Representative Jeff Leach (R-Plano). As Chair of the House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee, Representative Leach handled some of the most complex and important legislation of the session with patience, grace…

House Limits Definition of Med-Mal Claim

May 13, 2015 (http://www.texaslawyer.com/id=1202726370577/House-Limits-Definition-of-MedMal-Claim?kw=House%20Limits%20Definition%20of%20Med-Mal%20Claim&et=editorial&bu=Texas%20Lawyer&cn=20150515&src=EMC-Email&pt=AM%20Alert) by Angela Morris Rep....

House Schedules Floor Debate on Major Civil Justice Reform Issues

The Texas House will debate three important civil justice reform bills on Friday, May 8. HB 1692 by Rep. Kenneth Sheets (R-Dallas) modifies the doctrine of forum non conveniens to clarify that the Texas resident exception applies to legal residents of Texas and...

The Environmental Permitting Process and HB 1247

April 13, 2015 (https://setexasrecord.com/arguments/302796-the-environmental-permitting-process-and-hb-1247) Texas is a leader when it comes to building a strong economy and creating jobs for its residents. Unfortunately, when it comes to the environmental permitting...

TCJL HEARING ALERT & LEGISLATIVE REPORT 4-17-15

Texas Civil Justice League HEARING ALERT Texas House Committee on Insurance Tuesday, April 22, 2015 at 11:00am/ADJ E2.036 HB 3646 by Smithee relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance.  Details...

TCJL HEARING ALERT & LEGISLATIVE REPORT 4-17-15

Texas Civil Justice League HEARING ALERT Texas House Committee on Insurance Tuesday, April 22, 2015 at 11:00am/ADJ E2.036 HB 3646 by Smithee relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance.  Details...

TCJL HEARINGS ALERT & LEGISLATIVE REPORT 4-10-15

Texas Civil Justice League HEARINGS ALERT Thank you to all who have signed witness cards for our bills!  It is tremendously helpful to show cross-industry business support for liability and legal reform issues, and your support is greatly appreciated. Texas Senate...

TCJL HEARINGS ALERT & LEGISLATIVE REPORT 4-10-15

Texas Civil Justice League HEARINGS ALERT Thank you to all who have signed witness cards for our bills!  It is tremendously helpful to show cross-industry business support for liability and legal reform issues, and your support is greatly appreciated. Texas Senate...

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