Corporate Accountability

Lax oversight and limits on consumer rights have allowed some corporations to harm workers, customers, or the public at large. Just as individuals must be personally responsible for the decisions we make and the actions we take, corporations should face real consequences when they cause needless financial or personal harm.

Texas families shouldn’t be forced to foot the bill for corporate criminals. Nor should responsible corporations that play by the rules be forced to compete with bad actors who take dangerous shortcuts. We need strong corporate accountability protections that ensure real consequences for corporations that risk the lives and livelihoods of Texas families. This means penalties for failing to meet quality and safety standards, access to the legal system for consumers who have been harmed, and real oversight of corporate conduct.

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Preserve Policyholder Protections

April 13, 2015—Policyholders pay premiums in exchange for a promise from their insurance company that claims will be paid in full and on time. Too often insurers fail to hold up their end of the bargain by unfairly denying, delaying, or underpaying valid claims. That’s why strong laws with stiff penalties – like those that have been […]

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Research & Reports
Research & Reports

The Texas Watch Foundation, a non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization, conducts research and public education activities on consumer law, consumer protection and civil justice issues. Read More »

Court Watch
Court Watch

Court Watch, a program of the Foundation, documents the role and impact of the Texas civil court system on Texas families and Texas public policy. Read More »