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Saunders, Walsh & Beard Coronavirus Insurance Recovery Team

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May 7, 2020

Most business-interruption coverage includes losses from physical damage caused by hurricanes, fires, winds or theft—not a virus. Lawmakers have recently urged insurers to provide business interruption coverage under existing commercial property policies for companies’ losses due to closures tied to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). These initial legislative efforts mark a…

Saunders, Walsh & Beard Has Re-opened Our Office Doors to Visitors by Appointment

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May 1, 2020

In order to continue serving our North Texas community, Saunders, Walsh, & Beard has re-opened our office doors to visitors by appointment. For the safety or our team and any visitors to our office, we have implemented the following procedures for employees and visitors to be followed prior to entry into our office:…

Texas Employer’s Checklist April 27, 2020

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April 27, 2020

On April 27, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott issued additional Orders regarding the re-opening of the Texas economy. Among other things, Governor Abbott has issued a Checklist applicable to All Employers in the State of Texas. Any employers with questions about the Texas Employer’s Checklist 4.27.20 or about re-opening their businesses, generally, should feel…

3 Steps to Minimize the Risk of Your Secrets Walking Out the Door When a Key Employee Leaves

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April 15, 2020

DEALING WITH DEPARTING EMPLOYEES  3 Steps to Minimize The Risk of Your Secrets Walking Out the Door When a Key Employee Leaves It happens often and in every type of business: a key employee notifies her supervisor that she has accepted a job with a competitor and will be leaving…

Texas Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Liens

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April 10, 2020

Texas law protects the interests of general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers by providing them with lien rights against construction projects, but the law is complex and there are many hurdles to overcome in order for a claimant to perfect its lien. Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code is the…

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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March 24, 2020

On April 2, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6210) takes effect and will remain in place until December 31, 2020. The two major provisions of the Act are the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act.  Both provide paid leave…

Coronavirus Update: Our Commitment to our Clients & Employees

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March 17, 2020

At Saunders, Walsh & Beard, we are carefully monitoring the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Our goal is to ensure business continuity in order to meet our clients’ needs throughout this period by taking appropriate measures regarding the health and safety of our clients as well as all members of…

Legislative Changes to 18.001 and What it Means to You

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October 24, 2019

It’s fall in an odd-numbered year and that means only one thing in Texas–lawyers have a whole host of new and updated rules to learn after the recent legislative session. One of the most substantive changes occurred in Chapter 18.001 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code. In the good…

Congratulations to our 2019 Texas Super Lawyers!

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September 13, 2019

Saunders, Walsh & Beard is proud to announce J. Brantley Saunders, Mark A. Walsh, Lewis L. Isaacks, Alexander N. Beard, and David M. Kennedy as 2019 Texas Super Lawyers. About Super Lawyers Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition…

Can I Sue My Home Builder for Shoddy Workmanship?

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August 12, 2019

Jacob Thomas, a top-rated construction litigation attorney with Saunders, Walsh & Beard, weighs in on residential construction defect claims with Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Thomas has been recognized as a Texas Rising…