Law Firm News

The Lanier Law Firm’s Kevin Parker Continues Series of Appellate Wins

 

Texas Supreme Court scratches legal immunity claims of  state lottery contractor 

 

AUSTIN – On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court published a milestone opinion denying sovereign immunity protection claims of GTECH, a contractor that produced and printed scratch-off tickets for the Texas Lottery Commission.  

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McBride Comments on Risky Moves in D&O Coverage

Companies faced with a growing number of liability claims against directors and officers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rising costs of D&O insurance coverage, may be considering creative ways to address the trend. But in a recent Bloomberg News article, the Lanier Law Firm’s Skip McBride cautioned against such tactics as Elon Musk’s decision to insure Tesla’s directors out of his own pocket. Continue reading “McBride Comments on Risky Moves in D&O Coverage”

Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Clear Path to Justice for Asbestos Victims with NJ Supreme Court Win

In early June, after an appellate process that lasted six years, the New Jersey Supreme Court published an opinion stating that manufacturers may be found strictly liable for failure to warn of the dangers of their products, including their asbestos-containing components and a third party’s replacement components. Continue reading “Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Clear Path to Justice for Asbestos Victims with NJ Supreme Court Win”

Coronavirus Pandemic Leads to Massive Business Interruption Losses for Business

Owners of businesses – large and small – relied on insurance to tide them over as coronavirus spread and cities and states imposed drastic but necessary “lock down” orders.  In extremely large numbers, insurers are denying these claims and business owners have no choice but to hire attorneys and look to the courts for relief.  As reported in the ABA Journal, the Lanier Law  Firm is taking the lead in this ground-breaking litigation as part of a nationwide legal consortium representing the dining and hospitality industry and also, major sports and entertainment franchises and their venues.

 

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