Face Challenges Confidently

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Prime Natural Resources, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Syndicate Numbers 2020, 1084, 2001, 457, 510, 2791, 2987, 3000, 1221, 5000 held that an insurer’s obligation to cover costs incurred […]

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. ConocoPhillips Company v. Noble Energy, Inc. held that a mutual, reciprocal environmental indemnity was an executory contract assumable in bankruptcy. Under a 1994 Exchange Agreement, the parties exchanged leases subject to […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Matador Prod. Co. v. Weatherford Artificial Lift Systems, Inc. held that a party to a contract seeking indemnity from the consequences of its own negligence must disclose such intent in a […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Richard F. Brown The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you. Long v. Miken Oil, Inc. held that no tenancy in common exists between two parties when one does not have the present right to possess the property in question. Long held […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Thompson & Knight LLP v. Patriot Exploration, LLC  held that expert testimony on the effect of declining gas prices on the price a buyer would pay was insufficient to […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Eagle Oil & Gas Co. v. TRO-X, L.P.   construed a joint development agreement and the obligation “to consult” prior to sales of interests to third parties.  Eagle Oil & […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion.  You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Anadarko Petroleum Corp. v. Williams Alaska Petroleum, Inc., 737 F.3d 966 (5th Cir. 2013) held that course of performance by the parties was part of a contract for the […]