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The Invisible LLC Member Looks in the Mirror and Is Not There

What happens if you are not named as a member of a limited liability company on any official documentation even though you think you own 1/2 of the company?  In Chase Read More

Legal Developments in Texas Private Railroad Crossings

In the past two weeks, the Texas Supreme Court announced two decisions related to railroad crossings leading to private land.  Since I have dealt with private railroad crossing issues many Read More

Using the Generative AI Toolbox

Sometime last year, a client showed me some language that ChatGPT had generated for one of its employees who had turned to the tool to help write new language for Read More

The Art of Negotiation

Earlier today I attended a 45-minute Continuing Legal Education webinar on the Art of Negotiation, which solely consisted of an interview with James A. Baker III conducted by the (then) Read More

Boris - The End of a Criminal Case

I do not practice criminal law but from time to time a criminal case attracts my interest, and the case of United States of America v. Boris is just such Read More

It's a Triller -- Maybe? Not Really.

Triller is a social media platform positioned to compete with TikTok in the short video market.  On June 30, Triller HoldCo LLC announced that it had filed a draft registration Read More

The Story Before the Easter Story

Today, Good Friday, we recognize the crucifixion of Jesus which occurred nearly 2,000 years ago.  The following article explains why Jesus was crucified.  -- Tom Erdos Before the Crucifixion The Passover of Read More

Limiting Remedies under the UCC

Under the Uniform Commercial Code, the seller of goods can limit certain remedies to reduce its exposure to large damages claims in the event the goods are defective.  A recent Read More

Using Environmental Site Assessments in Real Estate Transactions

In November 2021, the ASTM standard governing most Phase I environmental site assessments was revised for the first time since 2013.  The revisions add to the amount of historical research Read More

The Story Before the Christmas Story

           Christmas is, for many, a celebration of the birth of Jesus.  In most Christmas plays and TV shows, the story starts with Mary and Joseph arriving Read More

He Who Digs A Pit

One of my favorite Proverbs is “He who digs a pit will fall in it.”  Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the instance of when the pit may Read More

Crushing Terms & Conditions

This life lesson in contract law comes from a rock crushing contract in North Dakota and the related North Dakota Supreme Court decision issued on September 30. BNI Coal engaged RTS Read More

The Epidemic of ‘21

BOSTON, MA – April 22.  A sailor from a British ship arrived in Boston ill.  He was quarantined, but too late.  Other crew members fell ill, causing the epidemic to Read More

The Problem with Hortatory Deadlines

This week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a former employee who claimed that she was terminated in retaliation for leave taken under the Family and Read More

Trademark Infringement and Search Engine Advertising

When a personal injury law firm sues a personal injury lawyer referral website for tort liability – well, it is just fun to watch, especially for those of us used Read More

Involuntary Transfers: I'm Doing Business with Whom??!!

Death, divorce, and bankruptcy each trigger a legal process that can result in an involuntary transfer of ownership interests in an entity.  If ownership interests are owned by multiple people, Read More

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