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Weekly Guest Blog

Good morning! Just a quick note that Harrison Oldham of Oldham Law, PLLC, is excited to announce a weekly blog post for the good folks over at Be Audit Secure, which may be read here: https://helpdesksuites.com/category/attorney-blog/. In addition, if you have any...

Bill to Legalize Hemp Passed in Texas

This is an update to a previous article, which may be found here. On Monday, June 10, 2019, Governor Greg Abbott signed a new law that officially separates marijuana and cannabidiol, or CBD products. While CBD products have been available in Texas for some time, those...

Under Water; Over the Limit

Al Cohen sued Allstate Insurance Company (“Allstate”) and its agent, for breach of contract after Allstate refused to pay a claim for flood damage. Congress enacted the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (“NFIA”) “to make flood insurance available on reasonable...

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and the FLSA

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a unanimous ruling, overruled a federal appeals court and declared that offshore drilling workers come under federal wage law, not California state law, and thereby denied an oil rig worker’s salary demand for time...

Bill to Legalize Hemp and CBD Products in Texas

There is an update to this article, which may be found here. Cannabidiol products – better known as CBD – are fairly new to Texas. They usually come in the form of oils, drinks or snacks containing the non-psychoactive chemical compound found in cannabis, THC. Unlike...

What is an Insurer’s Post Accident Duty to an Insured?

A recent decision out of the San Antonio Court of Appeals tilted Kenyon v. Elephant Insurance Company described a matter where Lorraine Kenyon (“Kenyon”) was involved in a single vehicle accident when she lost control of her vehicle. While inside her vehicle on the...

It Pays to Read

Recently, an insurance company released a story about a secret "Pay to Read" contest it launched offering $10,000 to the first person who read their insurance policy. The catch: the only way you could find out about the contest was to actually read the policy. 73...