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July 30th
This past January, the Texas Probate Code was incorporated into the Estates Code and all forms were changed to reflect as much.
July 30th
Replicating the bundles of benefits included in marriage requires consideration for all aspects of the relationship, from division of possessions to death.
July 27th
A recent court opinion held that an insurance carrier's failure to pay its policy proceeds after liability was reasonably clear resulted in damages in an amount at least equal to the amount of the policy proceeds that were wrongfully withheld.
July 27th
With respect to litigation, these businesses assume the risk that their retention policies comply with their duties to preserve evidence that may be material and relevant to a claim or defense.
July 27th
The Fifth Circuit found that, under Texas law, no conflict of interest exists between an insurer and its insured when the insurer defends a claim subject to a reservation of rights, if the issues to be litigated in the underlying action are separate and d…
July 27th
In the year since, the breadth of the holding is apparent. On the issue of prejudice for breach of conditions, the courts addressing the issue have not extended Lennar's holding beyond the facts in the opinion.
July 27th
Utilizing basic Buddhist principles, attorneys can re-learn to focus themselves amidst the hurried profession.
July 20th
Many civil law jurisdictions have long held that the 'loser' at the courthouse pays both side's attorney fees. Texas is quickly moving towards this civil law standard.
July 20th
These nuisance cases expressly distinguish between a recovery for 'discomfort and loss of enjoyment' as contrasted to damages for personal injuries or disease.
July 20th
Standard loss allocation principles, including those relating to the mitigation of damages, may have made Obamacare a game changer when future medical expenses are presented to a jury.