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December 9, 2008
TLR PAC Press Release

Personal injury trial lawyers continue to provide most of the funding for Chris Bell's campaign for State Senate District 17. Bell’s 8 Day report, released today, revealed an additional $449,533 in contributions from personal injury trial lawyers and trial lawyer front groups. Trial lawyers have given Bell a total $984,154 in the SD 17 race so far – fully half of all his contributions.

November 21, 2008
TLR PAC Press Release

“The lawsuit industry has anted up millions this cycle to elect lawmakers who will work to reverse reforms and create more opportunities to file lawsuits,” said TLR PAC Director Justin Unruh.

October 29, 2008
TLR PAC Press Release

Personal injury trial lawyers poured millions of dollars into Texas elections this cycle and the latest campaign finance reports reveal a last minute tsunami of campaign contributions from wealthy trial attorneys determined to roll back lawsuit reform in Texas.

November 2, 2006
TLR PAC Press Release

Baron & Budd and Silber Pearlman, LLP in Dallas and Williams Bailey, LLP in Houston -- gave a total of $50,000 dollars to the organization last year, almost a third of the total organizational budget. TPJ did not report the source of the additional $107,000 in contributions they collected.

October 18, 2006
TLR PAC Press Release

“It will come as no surprise that trial lawyer John O’Quinn is funding a campaign against Governor Perry. Rick Perry’s leadership on tort reform has moved Texas from having one of the worst civil justice systems in the country to a state in which fair and balanced courts allow all Texans to receive an honest trial on their disputes. This spring, an analysis by the Pacific Research Institute recognized Texas for having the best civil justice system in America. Statutory reforms enacted in the Perry Administration, have boosted Texas’ booming economy in which innovation is the rule, jobs are being created, and businesses are expanding."