ATRA cheers 5th Circuit reversal of record-setting FCA verdict

ATRA cheers 5th Circuit reversal of record-setting FCA verdict FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Urges High Court to Reassert Congressional Intent, Help Rein in Misuse and Abuse of ‘Lincoln’s Law’   WASHINGTON, D.C., October 3, 2017 – The American Tort Reform Association is...

Putting an End to Punitive Damages for 'Fraudulent Fraud'

May 13, 2015 (http://www.texaslawyer.com/home/id=1202726367182/Putting-an-End-to-Punitive-Damages-for-Fraudulent-Fraud?mcode=1202615022869&curindex=0) by Robert B. Gilbreath and Matthew C. Sapp Many courts read Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code § 41.003 as...

Putting an End to Punitive Damages for ‘Fraudulent Fraud’

May 13, 2015 (http://www.texaslawyer.com/home/id=1202726367182/Putting-an-End-to-Punitive-Damages-for-Fraudulent-Fraud?mcode=1202615022869&curindex=0) by Robert B. Gilbreath and Matthew C. Sapp Many courts read Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code § 41.003 as...

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...

Reform local environmental lawsuits

April 14, 20015 (http://www.star-telegram.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/other-voices/article18534641.html) by George S. Christian Important public policy is making its way through the Texas Legislature that will correct a serious and inadvertent flaw in the ability of...

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