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Senate committee approves bill aiming to end ‘wrongful birth’ lawsuits

David Yates Mar. 1, 2017, 11:12am

AUSTIN — Texans would no longer be allowed to sue doctors for a "wrongful birth" under a bill approved unanimously by the Senate State Affairs Committee on Feb. 27.

Ethics reform bill passes Texas Senate, moves to House

Dawn Geske Feb. 28, 2017, 12:13pm

AUSTIN – In a move that will put legislators under more scrutiny and provide more governmental transparency, the Texas Senate has approved the ethics reform bill SB 14.

State senator says bill seeks to stop 'storm-chasing' attorneys from 'inciting unnecessary' hail litigation

Carrie Salls Feb. 22, 2017, 10:47am

AUSTIN – A bill introduced by Sen. Kelly Hancock aims to curb abuse of the legal system by lawyers filing hailstorm damage-related lawsuits in mass.