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No Tort Liability of Project Architect for Economic Damages Suffered by Contractor or Subcontractor

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LAN/STV v. Martin K. Eby Const. Co., Inc., 11-0810, 2014 WL 2789097 (Tex. June 20, 2014). The Eby opinion involves three parties: (1) the general contractor, (2) the architect, and (3) the Dallas Area Rapid Transportation Authority (“DART”). DART contracted with the architect, LAN/STV, to create the plans, drawings, and specifications for light rail project in downtown Dallas. Martin K. Eby …

New Study Indicates Tort Reform in Texas Has Not Increased Physician Supply

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According to a new study published in April 2012, tort reform measures passed in Texas in 2003 have not increased physician supply in Texas.  The study was authored by David Hyman, University of Illinois College of Law; Charles Silver of the University of Texas at Austin – School of Law, and Bernard Black of Norwestern University – School of Law.  …