Lawsuit abuse hurts everyone. CALA is made up of supporters like you who call out lawsuit abuse wherever you see it. Use these tools to help spread the word about lawsuit abuse and ensure our courts are used for justice, not greed.

Reports & Studies

Read more about the impact of lawsuit abuse on consumers, taxpayers, businesses, and our courts.

Victim Testimonials

Hear from victims of lawsuit abuse in their own words.

Theresa Stanley
Theresa Stanley, an attorney and trustee of the Folsom Cordova School Board, thinks that, given all the cuts to education, the last thing schools need is lawsuits diverting badly-needed funds away from classrooms.

Andy Chikkara
Andy Chikkara, Chairman of the Fresno Neighborhood Market Association and a small business owner, knows that lawsuit abuse is hurting businesses — especially small businesses — in Fresno County. He urges the state legislature to hear the pleas of small business owners and enact legal reforms.

Kyle Kirkland
Kyle Kirkland, President and General Manager of Club One Casino, calls for legal reforms to prevent trial lawyers from filing shakedown lawsuits against California’s businesses.

California CALA Blog

Too Many Californians Failing to Respond When Called to Serve on a Jury

May 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maryann Maloney May 12, 2015, 2015 949-375-0856 [email protected] Too […]

Jury Appreciation Week – May 11-15

May 11, 2015

In 1998, the California Legislature designated the second full week in May each […]

Your Voice Can Make a Difference

April 22, 2015

I have been involved in the fight to end lawsuit abuse for quite […]

Counties’ “Public Nuisance” Lawsuits Unwise

April 15, 2015

An Open Letter to the County Counsels’ Association of California To the legal representatives […]

AB 588 Could Save California Businesses Millions

April 7, 2015

California needs to make major progress when it comes to preventing abusive lawsuits.


Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) is a nonpartisan grassroots movement of concerned citizens and businesses who are fighting against lawsuit abuse in California. CALA serves as a watchdog to challenge the abuse of our civil justice system, and engages the public and the media to deliver the message that lawsuit abuse is alive and well in California — and that all Californians are paying the price.


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