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The New Texas Watch Website

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Last August, we asked what you wanted to see in a new Texas Watch website. With your comments in mind, we launched a website that helps Texas consumers learn and take action on the issues that affect them most. 

ACT NOW: Restore Justice for Survivors of White Coat Rape

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Sign the petition to ensure justice for survivors of white coat rape!

In Texas, hospitals can be accountability-free zones for rapists in white coats. 

Why the 7th Amendment Still Matters

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The New York Times three-part series on forced arbitration, published last week, has sparked a debate in the media on the importance of trials by jury.

SCOTX Justice Let Off the Hook

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In 2008, the Texas Ethics Commission found that Justice Nathan Hecht violated state ethics laws.

Today, Hecht was let off the hook.

5 Reasons “Hot Coffee” Should be Your Netflix Pick

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In 2011, the documentary “Hot Coffee” sought to set the record straight about the infamous McDonald’s coffee case. Now, the movie is having a renaissance on Netflix. Here are five lies about the hot coffee myth that are sure to get your blood boiling:

A Broken System: Texas Mutual’s Special “Justice”

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Texas Mutual Insurance Company is garnering the attention of the press, local officials, and state legislators for all the wrong reasons.

All the “Justice” Money Can Buy

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Texas Mutual Insurance Company was created amidst a crisis. 25 years later, the company is creating a crisis all its own.

Local and state officials are now reviewing the legality and appropriateness of an exclusive deal in which the private insurance company Texas Mutual pays the salaries and expenses of Travis County district attorneys in exchange for prosecution of the company’s fraud cases.

Filing a Complaint

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Texans deserve reliable service, safe care, and reasonable prices. However, too often consumers fall prey to bad actors. By filing a complaint with the appropriate agency, Texas consumers can alert officials to potential problems in their industry.