Verdicts and Settlements

  • “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."...

  • Daniel Charest and Water T. Burns, partners with the Dallas firm Burns and Charest, represent the plaintiffs. "We are really happy with the result. We put together a strong case," Charest said. "I am personally gratified that the Bass family and the other plaintiffs put their trust in me to handle the matter."...

  • "We're very pleased that this matter has been resolved," Daniel Charest, an attorney at the Dallas-based firm, said. He, represents the landowner plaintiffs. "We believe the evidence was compelling on behalf of the property owners."...

  • “We’re really pleased with the result,” said Dallas attorney Daniel Charest, who led the case for the plaintiffs. Charest worked on the case with Warren Burns, Will Thompson and Kyle Oxford, who all practice at Burns Charest....

  • Chesapeake had been set to square off with Edward Bass, several entities associated with the Bass family, two Texas Health Resources hospitals and other landowners in Dallas federal court, with jury selection and opening arguments set for Tuesday afternoon. But before pretrial arguments Tuesday morning, the parties reached a deal...

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