Month: January 2016

  • Antero Resources Corporation has sued a group of related, Texas-based oilfield service providers to recover damages due to the defendants’ over billing for oilfield services. According to the allegations, the defendants deliberately and systemically billed Antero for work and services that were either never provided or provided at an exaggerated price. Suspecting that the defendants were ...

  • “This was a hard-fought case, stretching over four years and requiring the resources of many firms to obtain a significant recovery on behalf of the class,” Burns said. “Given the thousands of hours expended, the risks attending this case, and the result we obtained, we think the fee award was fair and reasonable."...

  • Firm founder and co-managing partner Warren Burns has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute. “I am thrilled,” Burns stated. “It is a truly a distinct honor to join the ALI. More than perhaps any other entity, the ALI has contributed to the development of American law in a way that respects our legal traditions, system of government, and...

  • Burns Charest LLP announced today that it had partnered with Linda Nussbaum LLP to file suit in Dallas, Texas against the nation’s largest dental product suppliers.  Defendants include Benco Dental Supply Co., Henry Schein, Inc., and Patterson Companies, Inc. Burns Charest and Nussbaum filed the class action complaint on behalf of a class of direct ...

  • "Today, six Supreme Court justices did the right thing, preserving class actions for at least another battle on another day. The majority held that a defendant cannot wipe the slate clean by buying off an individual class representative, offering a pittance to settle an individual claim and extinguish uncertified class claims. The dissent resonates with...

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