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Accountability

Accountability

When bad actors put the lives and livelihoods of Texas families at risk, that wrongdoer should be held accountable. This simple concept, immortalized in the Seventh Amendment of our constitution, is under attack. Texans are slowly being stripped of their legal rights in favor of special interests. Texas families and businesses need strong accountability protections that ensure real consequences for bad actors.

Stop the Frankenstein Bill

Combining two dangerous anti-consumer bills into one "Frankenstein" bill, H.R. 1927 strikes two tremendous blows to consumers and injured workers. 

Latest from Accountability

  • The 85th Legislative Session

    Thursday, January 12, 2017

    The 85th Legislative Session is here and we’re ready for the fight. We’re ready to make a stand to preserve policyholder protections, make our roads safer, and protect consumers.

    Thanks to your support last session, we were able to beat back insurance lobbyists’ efforts to rob Texas policyholders of their vital legal protections. Now, insurance lobbyists are coming back for your rights.

  • Stop "Swoop and Settle"

    Monday, January 9, 2017

    You have just been involved in a car wreck. Your car is destroyed. You are hurting and disoriented. After you exchange insurance information with the other driver, take photos of the damage, gather witness information, and get to the doctor, what comes next? Often the other driver's insurance company calls wanting a recorded statement from you.

  • Statement on B.C. v. Steak N Shake Operations, Inc.

    Monday, November 7, 2016

    Tori Sommerman, deputy director of Texas Watch, released the following statement: