Resolution of Bastrop Fire Claims

Resolution of Bastrop Fire Claims

On September 4, 2011, an enormous wildfire swept through the piney woods of Bastrop County, burning hundreds of homes and causing unprecedented property damage. According to the Texas Forest Service, the fire, which spread between Bastrop and Paige, Texas, blackened more than 50 square miles and burned more than 1,700 homes and businesses—a record number destroyed in a single fire in Texas history. The home of our lead attorney’s parents,...

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Summary Judgment in Favor of Airco Mechanical

Summary Judgment in Favor of Airco Mechanical

Cadence McShane Construction Company, LLC vs. Airco Mechanical, LTD., Cause No. DC-10-09085, In the District Court of Travis County, Texas, 250th Judicial District (2012): Our client, Direct Energy U.S. Home Services acquired the assets and name of the plumbing, heating and air-conditioning installation and repair company, Airco Mechanical, Ltd., during the course of the company’s work on the Tuscany Center commercial development in Austin,...

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Shareholder Representation in Multiple Courts

Shareholder Representation in Multiple Courts

Eugenio Falcon et al. v. Matinee Media Corp. et al., Cause No. DC-11-322, In the District Court of Starr County, Texas, 229th Judicial District (2012): This shareholder dispute has called upon the Storm Firm’s deep trial and appellate experience, requiring skilled advocacy in five different trial and appellate venues, including district courts in Starr County and Travis County, the Third Court of Appeals in Austin, the Fourth Court of Appeals...

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Successful Settlement of Wrongful Death Claims

Successful Settlement of Wrongful Death Claims

___________ v. __________ [details confidential by agreement] (2011): Our principal attorney, Eric Storm, represented the parents of a child who was tragically killed in an auto-related accident in pre-litigation negotiations with the insurance carrier for the vehicle’s driver.  Without resorting to protracted litigation, Mr. Storm helped the parents to successfully mediate and settle their wrongful death and survival claims for substantially...

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Appellate Experience Leveraged to Stay Court Judgment

Appellate Experience Leveraged to Stay Court Judgment

National Media Corporation and Anchor Equities, Ltd., v. City of Austin., Case No. 03-12-00188-CV, In the Third Court of Appeals, Texas (2012): National Media Corporation, an advertising company that, among other investments, owns and operates billboards across Texas, acquired the rights to a billboard sign located within the corporate limits of the City of Austin and applied to register the sign as a legal “non-conforming,” off-premises...

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