What Ignoring Workplace Harassment Can Mean For the Future of Your Business

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of workplace harassment complaints had steadily risen over five years. Employees now have a greater understanding of what is illegal conduct and more determination to stand up for themselves when their legal rights are being violated. Even if a company has strict workplace policies, it may not be […]


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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Attorney

Whether buying a new home or investing in a commercial real estate project, hiring a real estate attorney is essential for ensuring every detail of your purchase is protected. Residential sellers and buyers often feel uncomfortable or unsure of how to proceed with selling their home or buying a new home, while commercial real estate […]


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7 Things to Know About Wrongful Termination

Texas is considered an “at-will” employment state, meaning an employer can terminate an employee for any reason – no matter how trivial or irrational – or for no reason at all. Termination can happen at any time during an employee’s employment and for any legitimate purpose, which makes proving wrongful termination difficult. There are some […]


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What Does A Business Litigation Lawyer Do?

Business litigation encompasses defending or resolving legal disputes between companies and other parties. In many instances, it is used to describe defending companies accused of misconduct or being sued for a variety of reasons. A business litigation lawyer is a legal professional who is able to manage both minor and significant legal concerns, including lawsuits, […]


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Two Texas Counties Allege Mishandling of Hurricane Harvey Claims

For many Houstonians, Hurricane Harvey proved to be a storm like no other. Over 27 trillion gallons of rain washed over our city, resulting in 50 inches of rainfall. The rainfall was so heavy, in fact, the National Weather Service had to update the colors used to showcase the severity of the rainfall on its weather charts to properly account for it. As to be expected after a storm like Harvey, many insurance claims for property damage were subsequently filed with insurance companies. Unfortunately, however, many Texans believe both insurance proceeds and local and federal funds designated to help pay these claims were mishandled, some even suggesting an investigation should take place.


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$2.1 Billion in Gene Testing Fraud Billed to US Medicare Program

Today, we are fortunate to have access to many different testing options that screen for various diseases and infections we otherwise may not know about. Genetic testing in particular is utilized to identify changes within the DNA sequence or chromosome structure and measures the results of these changes. For several unsuspecting seniors, however, recommended genetic testing was found unnecessary after a massive fraud scam against the U.S. Medicare program was revealed.


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Dell Technologies Will Pay $7 Million to Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

Cases of workplace discrimination seem to appear in the news nearly every week. Unfortunately, this trend is nothing new, as a study from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) shows the agency received 1,889,631 discrimination complaints from 1997 to 2018. In 2017, a majority of these complaints were based on retaliation, race, disability, or sex. […]


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