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When the Exception Overrides the Rule: Uncertainty After the United States Supreme Court Denied Certiorari in Miller v. C.H. Robinson

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Under the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (“FAAAA”), a State is preempted from enacting or enforcing a law or regulation related to ...
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The Stowers Doctrine: What is it, and How Does it Protect Me?

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You have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, and the other driver has filed a lawsuit against you. Your insurer has informed you that it has re...
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What’s on T.A.P? The Biden / Harris Trucking Action Plan

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Because trucking is a part of what, we do have long recognized the impact the trucking industry has on our everyday lives. We care immensely about and...
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Pleading Gross Negligence in Civil Lawsuits

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Everyone knows that accidents happen: spilled milk, burnt cookies too long in the oven, wet floor at thetop of a staircase, hairdryer fallen into the ...
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Major change in Texas’ duty-to-defend rule

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The Supreme Court of Texas announced a major exception to its decades-old complaint allegation (a/k/a “8 corners”) rule on February 11. Monroe Guarant...
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H.B. 19 and Me - Civil Actions Relating to Commercial Motor Vehicle Owners and Operators

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On September 1, 2021, H.B. 19 came into effect in Texas, and was codified as Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code §§ 72.051 to 72.055. This law applies to ...
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Nuclear Verdicts

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The subject of Nuclear Verdicts triggers intense emotional reactions from claims professionals.While there may be some dispute as to what constitutes ...
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A Former DA’s Take on Civil Litigation

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  Often there is an overlap in civil and criminal litigation. However, few civil lawyers havecriminal law experience and vice versa. It is critic...
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Is It Time to Return to 100% In-Person Court Proceedings and Jury Trials?

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Wade Quinn, Esq.   Over the past 18+ months, we have all become familiar with remote court proceedings. Hearings have been almost exclusively con...
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