Tag Archives: Daniel Tobin

Dispute Resolution Terms in Contracts: A Trial Lawyer’s Perspective

When parties negotiate and draft a contract, litigation is usually the furthest thing on their minds. The substantive terms of the transaction, specifically those related to pricing and performance, warrant most of the attention because the underlying deal is the … Continue reading

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Rules of Civil Procedure: Potential Game-Changers

  The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure (“TRCP”) and the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code (“CPRC”) are the predominant rulebooks for civil litigation in Texas state courts.  There are 822 rules in the TRCP that govern every stage of … Continue reading

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The “Alternative” to the Courthouse

Over the past 20 years, the number of civil lawsuits filed in Texas district and county courts has increased by 31%, including an almost 4% average increase per year since 1999. While the number of lawsuits filed is steadily rising, … Continue reading

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