Monthly Archives: September 2011

Update on Recent Insurance Law

There have been a number of recent court decisions and at least one statutory enactment which are of significance to the practice of insurance law. These include cases dealing with policy appraisal clauses, arbitration agreements, duties of contractors, and healthcare … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 18: Important Changes for Texas Landowners in Condemnation

Recently enacted Senate Bill 18 (“SB 18”) takes effect September 1, 2011, and alters the Texas property, education, government, local government, transportation, and water codes.  Among the provisions of SB 18 are new procedures emphasizing the importance of the offer … Continue reading

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NONSUBSCRIPTION IN TEXAS: A PROVEN ALTERNATIVE TO WORKER’S COMPENSATION

Texas is the only state that allows an option to not purchase workers’ compensation coverage, regardless of the number of employees, company size, or type of business. The right to opt out of the workers’ compensation system was included in … Continue reading

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