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Are insurance companies not welcome in Texas?

The SE Texas Record Apr. 12, 2016, 7:54am

Do conversations stop when you enter a room? Do other people get up from the sofa when you sit down? Do front porch lights go off when you pull into a driveway? Do nightclubs have cover charges just for you?

The Emerged Hail Risk: What the Hail is Still Going on and Getting Worse?

Steve Badger Apr. 7, 2016, 1:29pm

Almost two years ago I wrote an article for Claims Journal entitled “The Emerging Hail Risk: What the Hail is Going on?” The response was overwhelming.

Personal injury lawyer ads are no joke

Jennifer Harris Apr. 1, 2016, 8:45am

April Fool’s Day is a great time to look at all the ways we can be fooled. But one thing we should absolutely not be fooled by is the sensational personal injury lawyer advertisements we see all around us.

Texas is tech Mecca of America

Gov. Greg Abbott Mar. 28, 2016, 3:40pm

Tech jobs are flowing to Texas as businesses flee California's high taxes, burdensome regulations and unaffordable housing.

ILR: The MDL blueprint for benefiting plaintiffs' attorneys over actual plaintiffs

Institute for Legal Reform Mar. 23, 2016, 11:11am

The Wall Street Journal’s Sara Randazzo last week ran a profile piece on the Elizabeth Cabraser, the lead plaintiffs’ attorney in the emissions-related class action litigation against Volkswagan AG. While noting Cabraser’s (and her firm, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s) role in headline-grabbing multi district litigation, such as the Gulf oil spill, Takata air bags, GM ignition switches and breast implants, it also notes the criticism that has come the way of Cabraser and fellow “top cl

Rep. Poe: We cannot give government keys to the backdoor to every Smartphone in America

U.S. Rep. Ted Poe Mar. 17, 2016, 11:57am

"There's already a door on that iPhone. We are asking Apple to take the vicious guard dog away and let us pick the lock,” said FBI Director Comey in his recent testimony before the Judiciary Committee. What would happen if the government mandated that we take away all the guard dogs in a neighborhoods and leave our homes vulnerable for others to ‘pick the lock’ and gain access to our homes?

Texas’ Longest-Running Theater: A Throwback to Simpler Times

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Mar. 10, 2016, 2:55pm

Last week, movie-goers in Clifton, Texas might have felt like they’d gone Back to the Future, jumping from the 21st century to a cotton farm in the 1930s, a lion hunt in the 1960s, or an East Texas funeral home in the early 1990s.

Texans saving lives, reuniting families

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Mar. 3, 2016, 12:11pm

Texans are pioneers at heart, constantly on the front lines of invention and innovation.

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry vindicated at last

Mark Pulliam Feb. 25, 2016, 2:24pm

Outrageous persecution by politicized Travis County D.A.’s office finally halted by Texas’s highest criminal court.

Letting a lawyer pick your doctor: huge mistake

Sick of Lawsuits Feb. 25, 2016, 1:42pm

Personal injury lawyers are constantly innovating new ways to generate lawsuits to make money for themselves. Regardless of the specific tactic, you can be sure that it involves luring consumers in to act as their harmed plaintiffs.

THEIR VIEW: Counting successes from the legislative session

The SE Texas Record Jun. 10, 2015, 11:46am

By Gov. GREG ABBOTT Texas is strong.

THEIR VIEW: Texas AG: Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

The SE Texas Record Jun. 4, 2015, 9:10am

By ATTORNEY GENERAL KEN PAXTON On June 21, children across Texas will celebrate their fathers and thank them for a job well done.

THEIR VIEW: Lack of pipeline capacity may dim U.S. energy revival

The SE Texas Record Jun. 1, 2015, 8:07am


Their View: Patent trolls threaten small businesses

The SE Texas Record Jan. 7, 2014, 11:30am

By Scott Joslove