Skip to comments.Annual CALA of Central Texas Fundraiser (Texas AG Greg Abbott Conflict of Interest?)
Posted on 09/11/2013 5:22:25 AM PDT by TexGrill
TexGrill Thread: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has enjoyed the life of a multi-millionaire after successfully suing a Houston-based attorney when a falling tree had paralyzed him while he was jogging.
Yet, some critics have raised questions after he became an elected officials, and he touted lawsuits reforms that prevented victims of medical malpractice incidents from winning big money lawsuits. Some would call that hypocrisy, but it could be nothing more than a conflict of interest for his family's finances. According to Greg Abbott's recently disclosed tax returns, his wife Cecilia, earns $50.000 a year as managing director of community relations for Harden HealthCare. The firm specializes in care for the elderly and holds a financial incentive to limit the amount of malpractice lawsuit settlements. Accordingly, Harden Healthcare recognized as a "Champion Awards Sponsor" for 'Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse of Central Texas. And if Greg Abbot is elected governor of Texas, what other economic benefits can Harden Healthcare receive from the newly-elected official?
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And your point is?
Anti-lawsuit abuse is good for Texas.
If you read the quote, it tries to equate Abbott’s personal injury to medical mal-practice. Pretty much apples and oranges. He’d likely gladly give the settlement money back if he could get up and walk.
Abbott will be our next Governor, count on it.
I will be voting for him.
Get ready for a wave of Abbott concern-trolls..
Oh hell they’re all likely just Paulnut retreads who dream about slipping their TexMex “truther” gal in while we ain’t looking. To paraphrase hitlery, who cares.
Abbott has done well for Texas in fighting the WhiteyHut and African DOJ.
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