Lawrence Wilson

Contractual Risk Shifting: Commercial Construction

If you are engaged in general contracting and think you have shifted the risk of non-payment by the owner to your subcontractors you should review this article. At least in Texas, unless the contract makes it clear with express…more
| Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability

Protecting Investigative Materials

A great summary of Attorney Client and Work Product Privilege in the context of an internal investigation. Something you should keep in mind when bad things happen…more
| Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Construction Law, Environmental Law, Products Liability

Consumer Products Safety Commission Public Database: Product Safety or Lawyer Bonanza?

This article provides useful information for every manufacturer, private labeler or distributor of consumer products about the CPSC Database and warns that reports of product defects could be made by people with a hidden agenda…more
| Business Torts, Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Products Liability

EMPLOYERS BEWARE! Questioning an Employee Concerning Potential Misconduct May Lead to Claims of False Imprisonment

This is a summary of how a claim of false imprisonment can arise from the investigation of employee misconduct and some practical tips for every employer…more
| Business Torts, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Arbitration - A Binding Decision

A summary of the law applicable to arbitration clauses in contracts. Before including an arbitration clause in a contract consider this: orders to arbitrate a dispute are not easily reviewed, even if they are wrong;…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts
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