Insurance lobby groups are pointing to the number of consumer complaints filed with the Texas Department of Insurance as "evidence" that consumers are happy with their insurance companies. But, 75% of consumers filing complaints with TDI in 2015 were never counted.
Keep Washington Out of Texas Courts
Washington lobbyists are attacking our state courts. A bill (HR 3624) making its way through Congress would send state-based legal disputes into overburdened federal courts.
In other words, valid legal disputes over property rights, business contracts, insurance claims, and a host of other issues involving Texas citizens and businesses would be forced into the quagmire of the federal courts.
Survey: Justice for Flint residents?
Residents of Flint, Michigan are looking for justice after the contamination of their water supply. But, they may not find it. Shielded by the well-established principle of "sovereign immunity," the state of Michigan is immune to lawsuits except in a very limited number of cases. As a result, Flint residents must face enormous obstacles in their pursuit of justice.
Tell us what you think in our survey below:
Today on Texas Tells, families and businesses across North Texas are attempting to rebuild after the severe holiday storms. But, some roofers and builders are being less than honest. Today, we’ll talk to consumer watchdog and Dallas Morning News columnist Dave Lieber about the scams some roofers and builders are pulling across North Texas.
The New Texas Watch Website
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
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
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
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
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”
Texas Mutual Insurance Company is garnering the attention of the press, local officials, and state legislators for all the wrong reasons.