Corporate Law

    Recent events involving the COVID-19 virus have brought up some questions about how to handle employees when business is not at full speed.  We’d like to share a few options that the Texas Workforce Commission has recommended to help you and your employees through this unprecedented time.  Option 1: Create a Shared Work Plan through the Texas Workforce Commission  You may be able to avoid fully laying off employees by submitting a Shared Work plan with the…

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    Collecting Freight Charges When A Broker Doesn’t Pay By Brian Schrumpf from The Fuentes Firm published on July 24th, 2018. Too many motor carriers have experienced brokers that collect money from shippers and then fail to pay the motor carrier. The broker may go out of business, file bankruptcy, or be operating a scam brokerage. Fortunately…

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    Robert Fuentes represented a trucking company in a suit against the trucking company’s former Operations Manager in March 2006. After a 5-day jury trial, the jury was persuaded by Mr. Fuentes and awarded the trucking company a $500,000 judgment. The trucking company alleged the former employee misappropriated the trucking company’s trade secrets and breached his fiduciary duty…

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