Mark Cuban sets fine example

Guest post by Diane Davis, executive director, East Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s decision to answer the call and serve on a jury is something that should be celebrated statewide. Jury duty is a sacred civic responsibility that all Texans should take seriously. The right to …

A not so happy Halloween?

Happy Halloween, Project Lawsuit Abuse readers.  This day has us thinking about the spookiest, scariest lawsuits haunting our courts these days. From dissatisfied moviegoers to travelers who can’t accept a bumpy ride, these lawsuits are straight out of a nightmare. The scariest thing about these lawsuits: they’re real. Let’s use …

Experience turbulence? Why not sue?!

It seems every day there’s a new outrageous lawsuit hitting the newspaper pages and TV and radio airwaves. Today’s lawsuit comes courtesy of a Texas woman who is suing Continental Airlines – in addition to three other air carriers – after she allegedly experiences mental trauma as a result of …

Let’s Talk About Jobs

Project Lawsuit Abuse loves talking about jobs. And who doesn’t right now? At a time like this, we’re relieved that the jobs issue seems to be on everyone’s minds. Let’s talk about President Obama’s proposed American Jobs Act. While the legislation includes provisions aimed to aide small businesses – hopefully …