Construction and Surety Law Recent Judicial Decisions
Construction and surety law is a broad field that covers a vast number of topics and issues. Given this size, there is a constant stream of judicial decisions that could affect your next legal dispute. The attached newsletter highlights three such decisions:
US Specialty Insurance Co. v. Strategic Planning Associates, LLC out of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. In an indemnity lawsuit, there is no bad faith counterclaim under Louisiana law.
Jody James Farms, JV v. The Altman Group, Inc. out of the Texas Supreme Court. The Court, and not the arbiter, decides whether there will be arbitration between a signatory and non-signatory to an arbitration agreement.
Dudley Constr. Ltd. v. Act Pipe and Supply, Inc. out of the Texas Supreme Court. Attorneys’ fees are not recoverable in a Texas Trust Fund Act claim.
Should you be faced with one of these issues, or any other legal dispute, it is important to consult experienced counsel to explore your options and protect your rights.
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