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E&B announces new Partner

Eggleston & Briscoe, LLP is pleased to announced that effective July 1, 2018, David K. Loveless is a partner in the firm.

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E&B Partner now rated AV Preeminent

Eggleston & Briscoe, LLP is pleased to announce that partner and mediator John Michael Raborn has received the AV Preeminent® rating, which is the highest possible rating by Martindale-Hubbell. AV® , AV Preeminent® , Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are Certification Marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies. […]

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E&B Associate becomes 100,000th active member of Texas Bar

E&B associate attorney Patrick McGinnis, who recently joined the firm, became the 100,000th active member of the State Bar of Texas when he passed the Bar Exam in July and registered with the Bar in November. Read more about Patrick on the State Bar’s Blog.

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E&B Partner Admitted to Oklahoma Bar

Eggleston & Briscoe, LLP partner David Smith is now licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma. David’s admission to practice law in his home state expands the firm’s geographical footprint and will allow the firm to represent clients throughout Oklahoma.

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E&B’s Client Prevails as Dallas Federal Court Enters Two Orders in Jurisdictional Fight

C.A. No. 3:14-CV-2689; Tudor Insurance Company and Lexington Insurance Company v. Ocotillo Real Estate Investment I, LLC d/b/a Longhorn Self-Storage; In the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division C.A. No.: 3:14-CV-03259-P; Ocotillo Real Estate Investment I, LLC d/b/a Longhorn Self-Storage v. Lexington Insurance Company, Tudor Insurance Company, All Risk, Ltd; Bigham-Kliewer […]

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E&B Successfully Defends Lower Court Victories in Texas Supreme Court

On September 19, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court ruled in favor of E&B’s client denying a petition for review regarding the adequacy of a certificate of merit filed in Case No. 14-0563; Siemens Energy, Inc. v. Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co .  The ruling allows E&B’s client to proceed on its claim for damages in excess of […]

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E&B Obtains Dismissal of a Health Care Liability Claim Asserted Against a Workers’ Compensation Non-Subscriber in Arbitration

On October 22, 2013, an arbitrator dismissed with prejudice all claims asserted by a nurse against her employer, a long term acute care hospital.  In 2012, the Texas Supreme Court interpreted the definition of a Health Care Liability Claim (“HCLC”) in the context of an employer-employee relationship and determined that an employee’s claim against her […]

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E&B Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Workers’ Compensation Non-Subscriber

Donald Christenbury v. Humanetics, II, Ltd.; Cause No. D-1-GN-11-003561; In the 353rd Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas. Eggleston & Briscoe partner David Smith recently obtained a Summary Judgment in a non-subscriber case involving a pre-existing back injury.  Plaintiff suffered a back injury in 2002 requiring surgery.  In 2010, Plaintiff claimed he suffered a […]

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Galveston Federal District Court Judge Grants Motion to Remand

On July 1, 2013, a United States District Court Judge in Galveston granted Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand an insurance subrogation case, with Eggleston and Briscoe acting as local counsel, sending the case back to state court where originally filed. Focusing on the citizenship of the Plaintiff insurance syndicate’s managing agents, the Defendant sought to remove […]

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E&B obtains dismissal of suit arising from dispute concerning ownership of geophysical services company involved in seismic monitoring of hydraulic fracturing.

E&B partners Bill Eggleston and Ray Gregory obtained the dismissal of all claims pending against their clients in a Houston federal court proceeding. E&B’s clients, former shareholders in the company, had been sued after they complained that the company purchased their shares under a stock repurchase agreement for less than full value and prior to […]

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