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5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
In its recent decision in Westport Ins. Corp. v. Hamilton Wharton Group, Inc., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 9888 (2d Cir. May 17, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit had occasion to consider whether a...more
The 82nd Regular Session of the Texas Legislature dealt with many issues related to construction projects in Texas, including sustainable design building standards for state buildings, lien waiver form requirements, and the...more
CARE CUSTODY & CONTROL EXCLUSION PRECLUDES COVERAGE
Last Friday, in Ohio Casualty Insurance Company v. Lloyd Technologies Inc., No. A-09-CA-633-LY (W.D.Tex. September 30, 2011), a Federal District Court Judge in the Austin...more
Texas courts continue their busy pace in insurance cases.
TEXAS SUPREME COURT REVERSES RUTTINGER: WORKERS COMPENSATION CARRIERS NOT SUBJECT TO UNFAIR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES CLAIMS UNDER THE TEXAS INSURANCE CODE
No Extra-Contractual Recovery for AFS/IBEX against Great American in Crime Policy Coverage Fight
Recently, in Great Am. Ins. Co. v. AFS/IBEX Fin. Servs. Inc., C.A. No. 3:07–CV–924–O, 2011 WL 3163605 (S.D. Tex. July 27,...more
Texas courts address the busines auto policy, "advertising injury" coverage, workers compensation and bad faith, and Hurricane Ike.
In a case of first impression “in this state and perhaps the country,” the Texas Supreme...more
Occasionally, one of my clients asks me to sign a lien agreement with a company offering to advance money to the client based on the client's potential permanent partial disability award at the end of his claim. I have never...more
Whether your business employs 50 clerical workers or 500 construction specialists, you are undoubtedly familiar with the budgetary constraints and administrative nightmares that go hand-in-hand with workers’...more
The question as to the applicability of CGL and/or 1B Coverage in any given case remains a fertile ground for dispute. The 1B Coverage generally provides liability coverage for bodily injury sustained by an employee,...more
Please find an article that I co-authored with Joann Ralph, CPA of Rothstein Kass....more
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