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The Era of Green Infrastructure

The Era of Green Infrastructure

As storm intensity and floods increase, urban expansion is putting U.S. infrastructure at risk. According to a 2021 American Society of Civil Engineers report, stormwater floods lead to $9 billion in damages annually.
As hurricane Katrina eloquently demonstrated, seawalls are not the solution...

U.S. Bridges: A Tragedy Waiting to Happen

U.S. Bridges: A Tragedy Waiting to Happen

Humans have been building bridges since Neolithic times. In the 21st century, as we prepare to colonize other planets, one would think the most powerful nation in the world would have perfected the technology enough to ensure that our bridges are safe. That is, unfortunately, not the case. There...

America’s Unsafe Schools

America’s Unsafe Schools

It's no secret that the infrastructure of America's schools is largely unsafe and outdated. The pandemic has highlighted the need for better ventilation systems, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. According to a 2016 report, we should be investing about 33 percent more annually to keep U.S....

Can I Sue My Insurance Company for Denying My Metal Roof Hail Damage Claim?

Can I Sue My Insurance Company for Denying My Metal Roof Hail Damage Claim?

Many Texas residents are stunned to hear that their insurance policy will not cover metal roof replacement or dent repair after a major hailstorm. Maybe a Texas insurance agent sold you a policy claiming to cover hail dents and wind damage - and is now refusing payment. Many Texans ask us if they...

5 Common Issues Detected During Post Project Construction Audits

5 Common Issues Detected During Post Project Construction Audits

Construction projects involve many risks for building owners. From pre-project preparation through post-construction audits, you must take many precautions to ensure the job is done efficiently and on budget. Construction defects can result in multimillion-dollar losses. In the case of large...




Gamechanger for Texas Insurance Policyholders: Texas Supreme Court Green-Lights Bad Faith Recovery

Gamechanger for Texas Insurance Policyholders: Texas Supreme Court Green-Lights Bad Faith Recovery
Top Texas Court Blocks Longtime Insurance Company Misconduct (Bad Faith) Liability Shield

In a remarkable departure from a recent trend heavily favoring insurance companies against their policyholders in property insurance coverage disputes, the Texas Supreme Court this week closed what would likely have become a favorite insurance company liability escape hatch, and re-opened the door...