AUSTIN – On April 4, the Texas House Insurance Committee advanced House Bill 1774, a consumer protection bill that implements what one group is calling “common-sense accountability measures to stop rampant weather-related lawsuit abuse, while preserving the strongest protections in the nation for property insurance consumers.”
What do you think of when you think of Texas models? Julie Henderson, Taylor Cole, Shannon Elizabeth, Kim Smith, and Anna Nicole Smith are the five highest rated Texas-born models on ranker.com.But they're not the ones we think of when we think of Texas models – not always, anyway. Our favorite Texas model is a program of tort reform.
Storm-chasing trial lawyers are constantly evolving their tactics. While these efforts have proven lucrative for the handful of lawyers willing to push the boundaries of lawful practice and professional ethics, they have widespread consequences for the Texans being caught in the maelstrom of their litigation tactics.