"TLR's objective is to restore litigation to its traditional and appropriate role in our society. TLR seeks to create a civil justice system that discourages non-meritorious lawsuits or outrageous claims for damages. TLR strives for a trial environment in which the outcome is based solely on the merits of each party's case." "TLR PAC is the political arm of Texans for Lawsuit Reform, the state's largest civil justice reform organization. TLR is a bipartisan, volunteer-led coalition with more than 17,000 supporters residing in 869 Texas communities and representing 1,266 different businesses, professions and trades. For more information about TLR visit www.tortreform.com. TLR PAC works to elect Texas leaders and lawmakers who understand the importance of maintaining the historic civil justice reforms that are strengthening the Texas economy and insuring access to health care throughout the state."