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8 Insurance Rules Hotel Owners Need to Know

Every time you turn around, you hear about another regulation or piece of legislation cutting your profits or making it more difficult for you to run your business. It’s worth remembering, however, that some statutes and rules are squarely on your side; you have options and opportunities you may not realize or have forgotten about.   […]

The 5 Most Common Issues Detected During Post-Project Construction Audits 

Project owners often believe that once a construction project is completed, their problems are over. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Construction defects that result in multimillion dollar losses can manifest several years after completion. And in the case of large institutional projects like schools and hospitals, deficiencies can cause unacceptable increased costs of […]

Article by Marc Gravely Featured in Texas Lawbook

Texas Lawbook has published a guest article by Marc Gravely highlighting the unique working relationship among lawyers who practice on both sides of the bar in insurance litigation. In “Steeped in Conflict, Insurance Bar Works Together to Navigate Evolving Legal Landscape,” Gravely describes the spirit of collaboration among attendees of the recent American College of […]

Texas Lawbook talks with Marc Gravely

Late-Hour Settlement Scuttles SCOTX Challenge to Insurance Industry’s Unfair Advantage in Texas Damage Disputes – Robert Tharp, September 29th 2022 Late-Hour Settlement Scuttles SCOTX Challenge to Insurance Industry’s Unfair Advantage in Texas Damage DisputesWhen a last-minute settlement nixed a closely watched concurrent-causation insurance dispute known as Overstreet v. Allstate, Texas Lawbook reporter Michelle Casady turned to Marc […]

Gravely PC Attorneys Named Among the Nation’s Best for Construction Litigation, Insurance and Construction Law

Firm founder Marc Gravely named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for construction litigation SAN ANTONIO – Peer lawyers in Texas and the research staff at Best Lawyers in America have selected Gravely lawyers Marc Gravely and Michael Gavito for the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the most respected guides to the U.S. legal profession. The publication also singled […]

The Danger of Using Cheap Foreign-Made Materials in Construction Projects

The use of cheap, foreign construction materials often results in defects that can put both buildings and human lives at risk. It is no secret that general contractors and construction companies are prone to cutting corners, but there is a big difference between using a slightly cheaper, but safe material, and constructing unstable buildings, putting […]

5 Key Strategies from The White House Initiative to Advance Building Codes

The Administration Proposes Measures to Make America’s Built Environments More Resilient As the Atlantic hurricane season began, the White House announced the launch of an initiative to make built environments across the nation greener and more resilient. The National Initiative to Advance Building Codes has introduced an ambitious program to upgrade construction standards, reduce energy waste, […]

The Era of Green Infrastructure

As storm intensity and floods increase, urban expansion is putting U.S. infrastructure at risk. According to a 2021 American Society of Civil Engineers report, stormwater floods lead to $9 billion in damages annually. As hurricane Katrina eloquently demonstrated, seawalls are not the solution to preventing floods. Green infrastructure is our only hope in the face of […]