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Mechanic’s Lien Affidavit- Substantial Compliance

By Anam R. Fazli, Associate Attorney In Texas, valid mechanic’s liens allow contractors to enforce their right to payment against the underlying property. A mechanic’s lien is valid if it complies with Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code, Subchapter C. Subchapter C encompasses claim notice requirements and additional [...]

By |2021-06-09T18:56:14+00:00June 9th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Simon Says: Time is of the Essence

By Francis D. McWilliams, Senior Associate Attorney Construction contracts invariably lay out deadlines for the contractor to meet, such as a start date and a date for substantial completion.  Specific deadlines in black and white may give the unwary homeowner a sense of security that the deadlines will be [...]

By |2021-06-02T19:07:53+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Force Majeure and Rolling Blackouts

By Francis D. McWilliams IV, Senior Associate Rolling power outages stemming from freezing weather conditions have paralyzed Houston and much of Texas. As of February 18th, approximately 511,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity. Earlier in the week approximately three million homes and businesses were affected.  The weather [...]

By |2021-03-18T14:47:11+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

West Mermis Secures Summary Judgment Win for National Window Manufacturer

West Mermis attorneys Joshua W. Mermis and Stephen A. Dwyer recently secured a complete summary judgment win for a national window manufacturer in the 295th District Court of Harris County, Texas. Years after the manufacturer’s windows were installed on a project, the owner sued the window manufacturer alleging the [...]

By |2021-01-27T19:39:23+00:00January 26th, 2021|News, Verdicts and Settlements|0 Comments
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