A property owner is generally liable for hazards on the property that injure others. On construction projects, this presents a significant risk for owners because there are always multiple hazards present, and the owner, generally, has very little control or knowledge of all the work being performed. Chapter 95 of the Texas Civil Practice and
Matt Miller has over 25 years of experience representing and advising management in all areas of labor and employment law. Matt regularly represents and advises companies in matters involving discrimination laws, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA and FMLA matters as well as wage and hour law (FLSA and state), ERISA benefit claims, OSHA preventive procedures and reviews, investigations and litigation, and covenants not to compete. He regularly advises clients on preventive measures, including creation and revision of policies and procedures, and represents clients in court cases and arbitrations in federal, state and administrative forums. Matt has tried jury, non-jury and arbitration cases to decision and has litigated cases ranging from a single plaintiff to those involving thousands of plaintiffs. His clients include large publicly traded companies, privately held businesses of all sizes, family companies and start-ups.
Two Emails Don’t Always Equal One Contract: Contracts in the World of COVID-19
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed many of our personal and professional lives. This includes working from home and increased communication by email. During this time, many business decisions will be made through email, including entering into contracts. Owners, developers, and contractors should be aware of the pitfalls associated with negotiating contracts by email. While released…