August 3, 2021

Cost Escalation: COVID Aftershocks Rocking the Contractor World

Construction contracts, like other contracts, create a set of obligations and allocate risk between parties. Typically, the allocated risks are known and fall within a foreseeable range.
March 8, 2021
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Finding Growth in a Changed World

NAFA member, David Mayer, Partner at Shackelford, McKinley & Norton, LLP, shares his perspective of business aviation amid the pandemic.
July 27, 2020

Suing your insurer for denying pandemic coverage claims? Houston attorney weighs in 

In the end, the Covid-19 pandemic will likely cause insurance companies to make the pandemic coverage language they use in policy contracts even more clear, Wilkin said.
July 20, 2020

Rockets sue insurance carrier over arena’s lost events amid pandemic

David Barron, Houston Chronicle  |  July 20, 2020  |  Updated: July 20, 2020 8:53 p.m. The Rockets have filed suit in Rhode Island against the team’s […]
June 21, 2020

It’s time to require senior citizen presidential candidates to undergo complete physicals

In January 1965, Congress began moving toward passing a constitutional amendment in case poor health caused a president or vice president to leave office or need to be removed. The impetus for adding to the Constitution arose from concern about the fragility of the health of most recent presidents.
June 2, 2020

Aviation Insurance Industry Faces Wrenching Changes

Aviation insurance executives provided a bleak picture of the post-Covid-19 insurance industry during the Aviation Insurance Association (AIA) conference held via online videoconferencing throughout the month of May.
May 21, 2020

Here’s When Experts Say It’ll Be Safe to Go to a Concert

The coronavirus pandemic has put a pause on concerts. At the end of March, most artists had announced that they were postponing or canceling their shows for the upcoming months. Even Coachella, one of the biggest music festivals held ever year in April, rescheduled the festival for October. However, with many artists continuing to postpone and cancel concerts as summer rolls in, when will it actually be safe to go to a concert again?
April 5, 2020

DOT And FAA Provide Guidance, But No Relief, To Aviation Employers Facing COVID-19 Drug And Alcohol Testing Issues

March 28, 2020

FAA Provides Deadline Relief To Pilots And Air Carriers