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The aviation litigation practice at Brown Dean often involves parties and accidents outside of Texas. Thus, the doctrine of forum non conveniens is usually a litigated issue. When the plaintiffs […]

Texas Supreme Court Rules on Forum Non Conveniens Case

The aviation litigation practice at Brown Dean often involves parties and accidents outside of Texas. Thus, the doctrine of forum non conveniens is usually a litigated issue. When the plaintiffs […]

Last week the Texas Supreme Court held that the causation required in asbestosis cases is the same causation required in mesothelioma cases. The Court concluded, “…in products liability cases where […]

Texas Supreme Court Rule Regarding Causation in Asbestos Cases

Last week the Texas Supreme Court held that the causation required in asbestosis cases is the same causation required in mesothelioma cases. The Court concluded, “…in products liability cases where […]

The economic loss rules limits a party’s ability to recover purely economic losses under tort theories such as negligence and strict liability. The Texas Supreme Court’s latest decision on the […]

Economic Loss Rule Applied to Negligent Misrepresentation in Construction Claim

The economic loss rules limits a party’s ability to recover purely economic losses under tort theories such as negligence and strict liability. The Texas Supreme Court’s latest decision on the […]

On July 3, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court clarified an issue which has come up in my practice more than once – if a general contractor is sued, does the […]

General Contractors – When Sued, It Just Became Easier to Sue the Engineer or Architect.

On July 3, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court clarified an issue which has come up in my practice more than once – if a general contractor is sued, does the […]

“Minority shareholder oppression” is not a recognized cause of action in Texas. In declining to recognize the cause of action, the Texas Supreme Court stated that “existing duties and remedies […]

Texas Supreme Court Declares Minority shareholder oppression Not a Cause of Action

“Minority shareholder oppression” is not a recognized cause of action in Texas. In declining to recognize the cause of action, the Texas Supreme Court stated that “existing duties and remedies […]

Recently the Supreme Court ruled, the Affordable Care Act’s “contraceptive mandate, as applied to closely held corporations, violates RFRA [the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993]”. The holding was limited […]

Supreme Court Rules on Affordable Care Act

Recently the Supreme Court ruled, the Affordable Care Act’s “contraceptive mandate, as applied to closely held corporations, violates RFRA [the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993]”. The holding was limited […]

Last week, the Texas Supreme Court reaffirmed that “a land occupier owes only a duty to avoid injuring a trespasser willfully, wantonly, or through gross negligence…” Thus, claims “for simple […]

Texas Supreme Court Rules on Duty Landowner Owes to Trespasser

Last week, the Texas Supreme Court reaffirmed that “a land occupier owes only a duty to avoid injuring a trespasser willfully, wantonly, or through gross negligence…” Thus, claims “for simple […]

This year’s Chicago event provides attendees with up-to-the-minute insights and strategies necessary to defend against the newest aviation claims and enforcement. Our unparalleled faculty of federal government officials, judges, expert […]

Forum on Aviation Claims & Litigation May 19-20, 2014

This year’s Chicago event provides attendees with up-to-the-minute insights and strategies necessary to defend against the newest aviation claims and enforcement. Our unparalleled faculty of federal government officials, judges, expert […]

Texas lawyers gather to attend outstanding educational events, renew old friendships, and begin new relationships. Check out the agenda here…

State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting June 26-27, 2014

Texas lawyers gather to attend outstanding educational events, renew old friendships, and begin new relationships. Check out the agenda here…

Brown Dean Named to 2014 Best Law Firm List in Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area In Six AreasWe are proud to be named to the 2014 Best Law Firm Dallas/Fort Worth […]

Brown Dean Named To 2014 Best Law Firm List In 6 Categories Locally

Brown Dean Named to 2014 Best Law Firm List in Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area In Six AreasWe are proud to be named to the 2014 Best Law Firm Dallas/Fort Worth […]