I have been fascinated by robots ever since hearing “danger Will Robinson” over and over on Lost in Space.  What kid hasn’t at some point wished for a robot like Rosie on the Jetsons who would clean your room for you and produce food on demand? View Full Post
I once had a teacher who called the word “please” a magic word.  For instance, if you asked to go to the restroom, the response was usually, “what’s the magic word?”   Then you said “please” and got to go the restroom. View Full Post
No Signature – No Problem Consider the following scenario.  In a dispute between an owner and contractor, neither party can locate a copy of the signed construction contract in their files. Without a signed contract, can the contractor still compel arbitration?  As it turns out, in certain circumstances, yes. View Full Post
Like most sports fans in the Dallas area, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks paying attention to the countdown for one our local sports heroes, Adrian Beltre of the Texas Rangers, to reach the magical baseball milestone of 3,000 hits.  View Full Post
Overlooked Dispute Resolution Methods It is not uncommon for a construction contract to contain a dispute resolution section that typically requires the parties to mediate a dispute and, if mediation fails, they either arbitrate or litigate the dispute. Chapter 154 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code outlines various alternative dispute resolution procedures available to parties.  View Full Post