What is Sovereign Immunity?

In a previous blog, we discussed the history and controversy surrounding qualified immunity. While concerns surround qualified immunity, many have also raised questions over sovereign immunity as well. Knowing how sovereign immunity came to be, as well as how it relates to qualified immunity can help keep the public informed on their legal rights and […]


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What is Qualified Immunity?

As protests continue across the nation in response to police brutality and racial inequality, more and more Americans are coming to question the law. One particular aspect that has garnered vast scrutiny during this time is the doctrine of qualified immunity. While this isn’t the first time this specific legal doctrine has come under fire, […]


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How Protesters Can Protect Themselves

Ongoing protests against police brutality and racial inequality continue across the nation following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other Black Americans. While this rise in civil unrest has already led to legal changes in some states, protesters are finding themselves arrested during these often-peaceful events. Because of this, it’s […]


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Why Intellectual Property Is So Valuable To Businesses

Businesses measure value in a myriad of different ways. Client retention, return on investment (ROI), and sales can all be deemed valuable to business owners. Different facets of intellectual property provide incredible value to companies in many different ways. Understanding just how valuable intellectual property is and what it means in the age of COVID-19 […]


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How Texas Businesses Could be Affected by COVID-19 Relief Fraud

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically affected businesses and the daily lives of people across the nation. As businesses begin to slowly reopen their doors, many have looked to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the CARES Act to assist them in paying their employees. The federal relief program has not been without controversy, and now […]


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How COVID-19 Can Impact Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

The new coronavirus or COVID-19 has impacted businesses large and small, as well as the personal and financial lives of millions. Now, with so many aspects of our daily lives up in the air, insurance underwriters predict an oncoming wave of changes to director and officer (D&O) liability coverage will follow. Understanding Directors and Officers […]


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Workplace Changes Employers Can Expect in the Wake of COVID-19

As the new coronavirus or COVID-19 continues to disrupt the everyday lives of many, changes to the modern workplace have become inevitable. Though many have hoped for a total return to normalcy following stay at home orders; unfortunately, however, this is not the case, as COVID-19 is showing no signs of waning. With this in […]


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Kate Spade Accused of Breaching Fiduciary Duty in New Lawsuit

Fiduciary obligations are crucial aspects of certain business relationships. These duties involve a relationship between two parties that obligates one to act in the best interest of the other. When the fiduciary breaks or breaches this obligation to the beneficiary, it can hurt their reputation and have potential legal repercussions. Such is the case for […]


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Navigating Fraud and Cybersecurity Concerns While Working From Home

Since the new coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak, many people across the country and around the world have had to adapt to working remotely from their homes. While this allows employees to continue their ongoing projects and tasks from the safety of their own living spaces, fraud and cybersecurity concerns have mounted as fraudsters find themselves […]


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Best Practices for Real Estate Investment During COVID-19

Even as storefronts begin to reopen their doors for business across the country, the new coronavirus or COVID-19 continues its worldwide spread. COVID-19 has infected over three million people worldwide, with over 32,000 of those cases in Texas affecting the lives and businesses of many. One of those industries that has seen the effects of […]


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