Monthly Archives: June 2008

Understanding How the Development of the Barnett Shale May Affect Real Estate Transactions in North Texas

Buying real property can be compared to walking through a mine field, requiring a purchaser to avoid the hidden dangers. Now, a new challenge has arisen in the form of the Barnett Shale. The Barnett Shale is a subterranean geological … Continue reading

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Recent Texas Supreme Court Insurance Decisions of Note

Over the past several months, the Texas Supreme Court has been quite active in the tort and insurance fields, handing down several important decisions which are hereinafter detailed. As always, each case involves different facts, which may be case determinative. … Continue reading

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You Take It, You Buy It: Texas Courts Require Condemning Authorities to Compensate Billboard Property Owners for their Interests

After years of Texas condemning authorities and appraisers attempting to treat billboard owners and their interests differently from other property owners and their interests, Texas courts are saying, “Enough is enough.” Three recent Court of Appeals decisions are developing a … Continue reading

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