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By Mitchell Austin Texas law follows the “American Rule” regarding the recovery of attorneys’ fees in litigation. Under this rule, prevailing litigants may recover attorneys’ fees only if specifically provided for by statute or pursuant to a contract.1 In all other situations, the parties must pay their own fees and expenses regardless of the lawsuit’s
The Texas Lawbook Features Evan Caffrey’s story, “Toiling in my Ship’s Boiler Room was a Priceless, Life-Changing Opportunity,” on Veterans Day.
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Experts foresee a slew of obstacles but also opportunity for the oil and gas industry to join the movement toward increased innovation. Read the full article.
Regulation, consumption trends, global population growth, and the pandemic’s many earth-shaking effects make this moment highly uncertain for the upstream-energy industry—and the only way forward is to change with the times. Read the full article.
The firm prevailed for several underwriters at Lloyds of London after a Texas trial court held that his client had substantially overpaid in a complex case involving a $24M well fire. “Underwriters have been vindicated on how these rather complicated blowout/operator extra expense policies are intended to work,” George H. Lugrin said. “We expect the