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Three of the most common misconceptions about enforcing Texas non-compete agreements.

November 11 2015 When it comes to the enforceability of non-compete agreements in Texas, misconceptions and half-truths are abound. Whether I am having a conversation…

Data Breach: The Aftermath - Insurance Coverage Under CGL Policies for Cyber Security Breaches, Hacks, and Malware Attacks

October 18 2016 October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign led by the Department of Homeland Security, in order to raise…

Say what?! Employee protected speech under the NLRA knows few bounds

October 26 2015 Common wisdom states that private-sector employees have no free speech rights - but this perception is rooted only in First Amendment law. The truer…

Is there a Private Cause of Action for HIPAA Violations?

January 28 2016 More and more, I receive inquiries from patients who ask the same question—what are my remedies as a patient if I know that my medical records have…

A slippery area for employers: “shoes for crews”

June 23 2016 Many restaurants participate in the Shoes for Crews ("SFC") Corporate Program. Shoes for Crews manufactures and sells non-slip footwear that provides…

SCOTX Issues Another Key Decision for Interpreting Oil-and-Gas Contracts

July 17 2019 The Texas Supreme Court, beginning in 2017, began issuing a number of decisions altering the analysis for the interpretation of oil-and-gas…

Royalty Underpayment Class Actions; Duties of the Mineral Executive; and Anti-Pooling Clauses

June 18 2019 In the latest Episode of our energy law podcast, we discuss troubling developments at the intersection of class actions and consumer protection laws…

To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate, That is the Question: Enforcing Arbitration Clauses in Bankruptcy

June 18 2019 The Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-307, represents a federal policy in favor of enforcing arbitration clauses. The Supreme Court has held…

Every Rose Has Its Thorn: Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions

June 12 2019 An April 16, 2019 ruling in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas in the case of In re: Essential Financial Education, Inc…

Failure to Launch: Eminent Domain Breaks Down in the Texas Legislature

June 10 2019 Eminent domain proceedings in Texas are a complex process governed by multiple constitutions, laws, and regulations.[1] Through this process the…