Construction Project Litigation During COVID-19

Construction Project

​​As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches the one-year mark in Texas, the effects of the pandemic on the construction industry are still being felt. Construction companies continue to face challenges in keeping job sites active, productive, and safe for contractors and employees. Texas may be recovering slowly as vaccine distribution has been delayed and new, more…

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New Texas Law Provides Construction Professionals a Right to Repair Before a Lawsuit Filing

right to repair

​​Construction lawsuits can often be quite frustrating for those involved. Oftentimes, a slight defect in a job or at a job site can result in a lawsuit being filed before the issue has a chance to be resolved. Now, many Texans working in the construction industry will be pleased to learn of a new law that recently went into effect that helps to mitigate knee-jerk lawsuit filings from occurring.

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Construction Litigation in a Post-Harvey World


​​As many Texans – especially Houstonians – know, the months of July, August, and even September can raise concerns about temperamental weather, especially hurricanes. With flooding concerns on the rise in many areas of Houston, it’s important to note that it’s not just homeowners who feel the pressure during these weather events; those in the construction industry also have concerns. The legalities and building regulations involved in a post-Harvey world are changing and will likely continue to change for those in the construction industry, as more storms (and more flooding) occur.

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New Ruling Will Impact Multi-family Construction Defect Lawsuits In Texas

Multi-family Construction Defect Lawsuits

​​The construction industry in Texas is booming, and while this has many positive effects, it has also given rise to an increase in construction defect lawsuits. Many of these lawsuits arise from multi-family construction projects, particularly condominium projects. A recent Texas Appeals Court decision, however, reaffirms statutory barriers to construction defect lawsuits arising from condominium projects.

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