How Employers Can Protect Themselves From Liability After Reopening

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in areas across the U.S., many businesses are looking for ways to protect themselves from potential employer liability. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for every company, employers must consider certain safety measures in order to avoid employees and visitors contracting the virus, as well as formal written […]


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How To Vote By Mail In Texas

Voting by mail has become a widely discussed topic this year. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many have advocated for the practice, however, others believe voting by mail could lead to potential voter fraud. Because there are many different considerations at play when it comes to mail-in voting, it’s important to understand the practice, how […]


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Damages and the Texas Tort Claims Act

In previous posts, we’ve discussed both sovereign and qualified immunity, and what these specific legal doctrines entail. These laws ultimately work to shield law enforcement and other state and federal government officials from liability; however, there are exceptions, one of which being how it pertains to the Texas Tort Claims Act. Understanding what it means […]


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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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