On February 4, 2014, FBM partner Dale Mellencamp will present a seminar entitled: “General Liability Issues Affecting Builders” at the monthly luncheon of the Bay Area Builders’ Association.  The seminar is offered through the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA).  FBM is an affiliate member of the GHBA. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up […]

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Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp, P.L.L.C.’s Second Annual Seminar on Hurricane & Storm Claims~Sponsored by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce August 15, 2013

As previously announced, the Woodlands Law Firm of Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp, P.L.L.C is to present a seminar to homeowners and business owners at and sponsored by the Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce on August 15, 2013.  One of the subjects during the seminar will be the inevitable exposure to roofing systems to elevated winds […]

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United States Supreme Court Decision Narrows Employer Liability in Employee Harrassment Lawsuits

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in a case styled Vance v Ball State.  In their ruling, the Court held that, for purposes of determining whether an employer is vicariously liable for hostile actions of an employee, that person must be a supervisor.  The Court went on to state that […]

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Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp, P.L.L.C. Secures Win for Client in Houston Trial

June 6, 2013-Houston, Texas.  A jury  returned a verdict for a Florida based insurer late Friday afternoon following a trial in the 133rd Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas.  The defense verdict followed three days of testimony wherein two policyholders alleged the insurer committed acts of fraud, a breach of  the duty of good […]

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Dallas Ct of Appeals Addresses Material Misrep. Issue

Medicus Ins. v. Todd (Dallas Ct. App. 5-10-13 / Opin. by Justice Myers): Dallas Ct addresses application of TIC 705.004 in context of med mal insur. application.  Ct. will not depart from prior holdings requiring intent finding despite the absence of an intent requirement in statute.  [Entry by Lisa LeDoux Bruce] Bookmark on Delicious Digg this […]

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