Filings

  • One of the nation’s largest oil and natural gas companies, Black Stone Minerals, is leading a group of mineral rights holders in suing Chesapeake Exploration, Chesapeake Louisiana, Chesapeake Operating, and several working interest owners based on claims of royalty underpayments and excessive fees from gas wells in both the Haynesville and Barnett Shale regions of Louisiana and Texas....

  • A proposed class-action lawsuit filed in Minnesota federal court against Minneapolis-based 3M Co. claims that the company’s Lava Ultimate dental crowns contain defects that cause the crowns to de-bond inside patients’ mouths. The filing by Burns Charest on behalf of dentists in Georgia and Texas is seeking certification as a nationwide class seeking damages and ...

  • Burns Charest is serving as co-counsel in litigation claiming that a former rail yard in Lafayette, La. contains soil and water contaminants that threaten public health. The lawsuit seeks an injunction and declaratory judgment against defendants that include Union Pacific Railroad Company, Consolidated Companies Inc. and Southern Pacific Motor Trucking Company. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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