Texas Bathroom Bill Could Cost the State Amazon Headquarters and 50,000 Jobs

Many cities and states have been vying for the opportunity to secure Amazon’s second headquarters which promises 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in facilities investments. If secured, Amazon would be the largest corporate expansion in Texas history, and could potentially end some of the economic challenges caused by natural disasters this year. Unfortunately, the controversial… Read More

Keep Halloween Spooky Safe with These Safety Tips

  Halloween is just around the corner, and as you prepare your little goblins and ghouls for trick-or-treating, you should also prepare them to be safe. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that, on Halloween, children are four times more likely to be hit by an automobile. Whether you are staying… Read More

Houston Mayor Fighting for Equality in Marriage Benefits

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston continue to fight for equality in marriage benefits by asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an earlier decision about publicly-funded benefits for same-sex couples. The continuing debate has many questioning whether Texas is really prepared to embrace diversity and equality. City of Houston Fighting for Rights… Read More

How You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey swept through coastal Texas leaving billions of dollars of destruction in its wake. Tens of thousands of people were forced to leave their homes for the safety of shelters, and now, in the aftermath of the storm, these families are left to pick up the pieces and look toward the future – a… Read More

Federal Flood Insurance Rules not Enforced: Victims Pay the Price

There are several areas of Texas classified as “high-risk”, meaning that the chances for wind or flood damage are greater. In such areas, homeowners with government-backed mortgages are required to maintain specialized insurance on their properties to cover such damage. Unfortunately, the heels of Hurricane Harvey reveal that federal flood insurance rules are not enforced,… Read More

3 Steps to Filing a FEMA Flood Claim

Filing an insurance claim is complicated enough in the most basic of circumstances. When it comes to natural disasters and flooding, the insurance claims process can be an overwhelming mingling of laws, regulations, paperwork, and waiting. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is highlighting 3 steps to filing a… Read More

5 Legal Risks for Nonprofit Boards

Like any business, nonprofit organizations face a wide array of risks. Some risks are organizational, while others are legal. One of the best ways to protect your nonprofit from risks is understand what these risks are and how to manage them. To help, Daic Law offers a brief discussion of 5 legal risks for nonprofit… Read More