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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas Rejects Insurer’s Attempt to Rely on Extrinsic Evidence in Determining Duty to Defend (June 20, 2020)

Supreme Court of Texas Recognized Limited Exception to "Eight Corners" Rule (May 7, 2020)

COVID-19 Claims: Potential Obstacles for Coverage and a Best-Practices Checklist (April 15, 2020)

“Breach of Contract” Exclusions and Another Shot at Extrinsic Evidence? (March 27, 2020)

Richards v. State Farm Lloyds – The Supreme Court Rejects Extrinsic Evidence Exception (March 21, 2020)

State Farm Lloyds v. Richards – Will the Supreme Court Allow Extrinsic Evidence? (September 16, 2019)

Bad Faith—Alive and Well in Texas! Who knew? (April 14, 2017)

BAM! Fifth Circuit Disses Billing Guidelines? (April 5, 2017)

Texas Rip and Tear, Part Deux! (March 20, 2017)

Supreme Court of Texas “Rips and Tears” at the “Convoluted” CGL Policy (December 4, 2015)

"No Excess For You!”—At Least If That Is What the Policy Says. (November 9, 2015)

Everybody’s Doing It!—EPA Proceedings are “Suits.” (July 3, 2015)

After Supreme Court's Ruling, BP in Deep Water (February 13, 2015)

Crownover Rehearing -- The Good Guys Win!!! (October 29, 2014)

Graper v. Mid-Continent: The Right to Select Counsel (September 2, 2014)

An Update on Crownover v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co. (July 29, 2014)

Crownover - Are We Back to Where We Started on the "Contractual Liability" Exclusion? (June 27, 2014)

Stowers Revisited? (May 5, 2014)

WikiLeaks Alert – Does Edward Snowden Have the Missing Section III? (Feb. 5, 2014)

The Ewing Decision (Jan. 17, 2014)

The Ewing Saga . . . (Nov. 22, 2013)

Deepwater Horizon Decision Withdrawn -- Supreme Court of Texas Asked to Chime In on Additional Insured Coverage (Aug. 29, 2013)

Lennar - A Victory for Insureds (Aug. 23, 2013)

Happy Birthday Lamar Homes! (Aug. 21, 2013)

ARTICLES

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2020)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2019)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2017)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2016)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2015)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2014)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2013)

Stowers Update (2012)

Duty To Defend (2012)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2012)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2011)

A Primer on What Every Construction Lawyer Should Know About Insurance (2011)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2010)

An Update on Recent Insurance Coverage Decisions and their Impact on the Construction Industry (2009)

The Case Law Catch-All: What Else Happened? (2009)

Mid-Continent v. Liberty Mutual (2008)

Lamar Homes - Rule of Construction (2007)

Declaratory Judgment Actions (2007)

Rounding the Corners of the Duty to Defend: Where are We and Where are We Going? (2007)

Slippery Slopes and Ethical Dilemmas in the Independent Counsel Context (2006)

A Smorgasbord of Insurance Issues for the Construction Law Practitioner (2006)

Lamar Homes v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company: Certifying the Certifiable (2006)

Demystifying CGL Coverage for Residential Defective Construction Claims (2004)

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