The Bassett Firm
Toll Free : (800)310-9769
Main Phone Number : (214)219-9900
Fax Number : (214)219-9456

January 2014 Archives

January 2014 TBF Practice Tip: The New Age of E-Filing

Last year, the Texas Supreme Court issued an order which requires counties toEfile Robot.JPG switch to a mandatory electronic filing system. The deadline to switch to the new system is determined by the size of the county. For 2014, counties with a population of 500,000 or more were required to be compliant by January 1st and counties with a population of 200,000 to 499,999 are required to comply by July 1st. By July 1, 2016, all counties will have a mandatory e-filing system. The rule changes for e-filing are:

Will a Whole Contract Save its Parts?

Contract.JPGIn this entry of the Texas Civil Trial Blog, we are wondering what the Texas Supreme Court is going to say about your contract's severability clause. Specifically, whether a general severability clause in a contract applies to an arbitration provision that does not have a separate severability clause.

Don't Bite the Hand that Feeds You, but Do Ask to See the Bill

Dog cat.JPGThe Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston recently held that a defendant is entitled to discovery of the insurance contracts between the insurer and the plaintiff's healthcare provider to aid in determining whether the providers are required to accept payments of less than the amounts billed.

The Bassett Firm

3838 Oak Lawn Avenue
Suite 1300
Dallas, TX 75219

Toll Free: 800-310-9769
Phone: 214-219-9900
Fax: 214-219-9456
Map & Directions