Archive for May, 2011

Perry signs ‘loser pays’ lawsuit bill

Under the law that takes effect Sept. 1, some plaintiffs who sue and lose will be required to pay the court costs and attorney fees of those they are suing.

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Frivolous lawsuits limited by new Texas law

AUSTIN (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Monday a measure that will limit frivolous lawsuits by levying some fees on plaintiffs and allowing meritless suits to be dismissed early in the process. Perry designated the “loser pays” bill a top priority of the legislative session, saying Texas needs to crack down on junk lawsuits. Some plaintiffs who sue and lose will be required to pay the …

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Gov. Perry signs tort reform bill into law

Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Monday a measure that will limit frivolous lawsuits by levying some fees on plaintiffs and allowing meritless suits to be dismissed early in the process

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Governor Perry Signs Frivolous Lawsuits Bill Into Law

Governor Rick Perry signed into law Monday a measure that will limit frivolous lawsuits by levying some fees on plaintiffs and allowing meritless suits to be dismissed early in the process.

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Perry signs tort reform bill

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Monday a measure that will limit frivolous lawsuits by levying some fees on plaintiffs and allowing meritless suits to be dismissed early in the process.

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