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  • Burns Charest followed its summary judgment win on liability in a complex oil & gas case with another successful strategy to establish damages for the counterparty’s breach of contract. On June 14, the Midland County (Texas) court awarded $864,000 in damages in favor of the firm’s client, Dodge Resource Partners, LLC. All other claims were ...

  • Homeowners who live upstream of the Addicks and Barker dams in Houston rested their case today in a closely-watched trial to determine whether the federal government, which maintains and operates the dams, is liable for flooding private property during Tropical Storm Harvey....

  • The firm’s Daniel Charest has accepted a three-year appointment to the State Bar of Texas committee responsible for producing an updated guide for attorneys and judges in drafting questions, instructions, and definitions for jury charges involving oil and gas litigation. The Pattern Jury Charges – Oil & Gas Committee provides guidance in cases arising from ...

  • The firm is pleased to announce that partner Warren Burns has been named to the list of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2019. This marks the first year that Mr. Burns has appeared on the elite list, which is compiled by the publication’s editors based on nominations from lawyers across North Texas. A ...

  • Burns Charest has filed a proposed federal class action against a group of Canadian manufacturers, alleging that the companies have conspired to artificially inflate the price of cedar shakes and shingles sold to contractors, construction companies and roofers in the U.S. The litigation, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, includes ...

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