The Texas Legislature is wrestling with potential legislative changes that, if passed, would substantially erode contractors’ ability to prevent disclosure of bidding information on public projects.
By: Kaleb Walker
A Question of Consequence: Will Allensworth Presents at the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference
If you are a builder or designer in Texas, you know that you can be on the hook for design or building defects as long as ten years following the substantial completion of the building.
By: Monte James
After that, you cannot be...
Careful What You Ask For: Avoiding Loopholes and Unintended Consequences in the Recovery of Attorney Fees
By: Megan Kateff Texas follows the so-called “American Rule” for attorney’s fees, under which each party is responsible for its own attorney’s fees unless the recovery is specifically provided for by either contract or...
Texas Supreme Court to Consider Whether Certificate of Merit Includes Sufficient “Factual Basis” For Claim Against Architect
The Texas Supreme Court recently agreed to consider whether a certificate of merit against an architect met the legal requirement to state the “factual basis” for each of the plaintiff’s claims. In Levinson Alcoser Associates, L.P. v. El Pistolon II, Ltd., a property owner sued its architect, Levinson Alcoser, for negligence...