9 million cases were filed in Texas state courts in 2019, according to the state judiciary’s most recent annual statistical report. The civil docket comprised 1.6 million of those filings, according to the report, which covers the state’s fiscal year. The numbers of civil cases in district courts increased by 11% from 2018 to 2019. When examining a five-year period, civil case filings have increased by 28% in district courts.
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From the Texas Trial Lawyers Association news release.