The latest news and legal topics related to COVID-19 and the pandemic.
August 3, 2021
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
NAFA member, David Mayer, Partner at Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, shares his perspective of business aviation amid the pandemic.
July 27, 2020
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
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
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 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
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
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March 24, 2020
The Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Treasury Department has announced that as of March 20, 2020, covered employers (those with 500 […]
March 23, 2020
As businesses large and small face the prospect of contractual breaches due to the impact of COVID-19 and related governmental orders, force majeure provisions and other […]
March 23, 2020
Shackelford’s Family Law Team is currently fully operational and here to help you and your family during the pandemic. At Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, […]
March 23, 2020
March 19, 2020
What Employers Need to Know about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) On March 18, 2020 the Senate passed and President Trump signed the FFCRA. […]
March 17, 2020
March 16, 2020
COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus, presents a number of challenges for employers. All employers are encouraged to review guidelines recently published by the Centers for […]
March 12, 2020
It means “superior force” in French, but for many businesses “force majeure” is a contractual clause that relieves parties from meeting agreed terms when events, such as the spread of coronavirus, reach epidemic proportions.
March 10, 2020
Defying Coronavirus Guidance on Gatherings Raises Legal Concerns for Teams By Alex Silverman | March 10, 2020 at 3:46 pm ET Sports properties that continue to host […]
March 9, 2020
South by Southwest, the massive film, music and technology conference that happens in Austin, Texas, every March, has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. The festival organizers announced Friday that “the City of Austin has cancelled the March dates for SXSW and SXSW EDU.”