Monthly Archives: May 2009

Landlord and Tenant Considerations When Negotiating Economic Concessions in Commercial Leases

Landlords and tenants enter into leases with the expectation that the document which they execute will govern their relationship throughout the term of the lease. However, shifting economic realities may move a tenant to pursue some form of relief from … Continue reading

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Recent Insurance Decisions of Note

Over the past several months, there have been several decisions which are potentially significant to the practice of insurance law. These decisions involve arbitration, medical malpractice, notice provisions of “claims made” insurance policies, and federal preemption. Always, each case involves … Continue reading

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Texas Superlawyers Selects Michael S. Byrd as a 2009 Rising Star

SettlePou is proud to announce that Michael S. Byrd has recently been selected by the publishers of Texas Monthly magazine as one of its 2009 Rising Stars. Fewer than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the State of Texas are … Continue reading

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