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CFPB issues new requirements for employers regarding credit checks

March 4 2013 Employers who conduct background or credit checks on job applicants or current employees, take note: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)…

Assignment issues in construction contracts

February 28 2013 In the real estate and construction industry, purchasers of a property whose construction is already under way will often find themselves…

Trade creditors in bankruptcy

July 7 2011 This article is for non-bankruptcy attorneys who have clients that may become involved in a bankruptcy case because they sold goods to a party that subsequently filed bankruptcy (a “debtor”).

Negligence claims in Texas construction cases

August 9 2012 In the last year, Texas courts have produced three opinions which correct the prevailing view that the economic loss rule bars all claims by damaged parties in construction cases where there is no contractual privity and the injuries are only economic in nature.

Key provisions in M&A confidentiality agreements

September 23 2010 I recently wrote about how to get ready for an M&A transaction if you're the buyer.

Insurance law

January 1 2016 Refining and, some would say, "rewriting" the rules of construction was a focal point in 2015. The court in In re Deepwater Horizon allowed the…

DOL Sues Dallas-based Assisted Living Facility and Company Officials

December 12 2015 The DOL has filed a lawsuit against Lexington Place Assisted Living Homes Inc. in Dallas, Texas. Certain company officials have also been sued. The…

More notable OSHA changes in 2015 with more to come in 2016

December 9 2015 The year's end provides an opportunity to reflect on changes that have affected the construction industry as a whole, as well as those changes in the…

10 tips for reducing the risk of a contract dispute

October 27 2015 Most people in the construction industry do not like the contract negotiation process. Generally, everyone wants to get the contract signed as…

Immigration monthly - October 2015

October 15 2015 On October 2, 2015, DHS announced a program that will allow certain family members of Filipino and Filipino-American World War II veterans to receive…