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Washed Away: What Rights Do You Have When Your Home is Flooded?

Bill Deron bought a 100-acre tract next to a creek outside the City of Houston. Deron planned to build a subdivision where some of the homes abut a creek. The other homes would sit about 15 feet higher than the creekside...more

Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk

Hurricane Harvey caused severe destruction in Texas with its significant winds and historic rainfall. But Harvey may also prove to be a costly lesson for many project owners and contractors. As Texas begins to focus on...more

“Buy American” Law Changes How Texans Buy Iron and Steel

As a result of newly enacted Texas Senate Bill 1289, buying American iron and steel is now a requirement on certain public infrastructure projects in Texas. Promoted by President Trump, passed by the Texas Legislature in May...more

ICE is coming for Undocumented Workers – How to Prevent Corporate Frostbite

Whatever your political views, undocumented workers and the businesses that knowingly or unknowingly employ them are coming under the microscope. If you compile recent headlines, you’ll know the President has implemented...more

How to Circumvent “No Damages for Delay” Clauses

Most commercial construction contracts contain a “No Damage For Delay” Clause and most contractors mistakenly believe they are Kings X for any potential claims related to delay caused by an owner or original contractor. ...more

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