Buck Keenan partner Lesley Little won a jury trial in Harris County’s 133rd District Court. Les and his client alleged that the defendant welder and his employer negligently started a fire while working on a sandblasting cabinet. The defendants denied the claims and their insurer refused to make any settlement offers. The jury found both the welder and his employer negligent, and they awarded $198,000 to compensate the Plaintiff for smoke damage to his property.
Following a bench trial in Harris County District Court, Buck Keenan partner Lesley E. Little obtained a $425,000 judgment against a homeowners’ insurance carrier. (more…)
Buck Keenan attorneys Mano DeAyala and Caroline Jacobs obtained a verdict of more than $10 Million for clients Tejas Lending Group and Springfield Lenders against two Austin, Texas based real estate developers. (more…)
A Houston real estate developer sued its insurance company for underpayment and non-payment of policy benefits after 2 office buildings suffered heavy roof and exterior damages during Hurricane Ike. After the case had been pending for over a year, the parties mediated without success. The client then turned to Buck Keenan partner Lesley Little to take over the litigation. After only 4 months, Les was able to settle the case for over a million dollars.
Buck Keenan Partner Jim Keenan and Associate Ted Keenan represented a publicly traded company in a breach of contract claim brought by a former upper level employee. (more…)
After three years of litigation in state and federal court including a jury trial, Federal Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas dismissed a housing discrimination and conspiracy lawsuit filed by Anthony G. Petrello against Matthew W. Prucka, his wife, their real estate professionals, Heritage Texas Properties and Peggy McGee, and the purchaser of their historic home. (more…)
June 2010 – Buck Keenan LLP has secured a favorable judgment of $353,000 on behalf of its clients against the Texas Fair Plan Association in the 129th District Court of Harris County, Texas. (more…)