Oil & Gas Client Notches Victory in Business Litigation

Recently, our team of attorneys represented a California company whose work consisted of testing pipelines in the oil & gas industry. For over 25 years, it’s business consisted of performing hydro static testing of pipelines for the oil & gas industry. Persons performing those tests must agree to be subjected to a random drug testing protocol.  The […]

National Law Day 2015 – One’s Right to Question

Today we celebrate National Law Day and it brings to me many memories of why I decided to attend law school as a young man.  While growing up in Galveston County, Texas I was able to see many different aspects of our small community such as the elections, the court system, and our peace officers […]

Contracts, Contractors, and Additional Insureds

In a recent opinion, the Texas Supreme Court clarified Texas law as to what coverage an insured may expect when it has additional insured status under an insurance policy.  The importance of this opinion cannot be overstated for those who enter into contracts with others and expect the luxury of insurance coverage as a benefit […]


Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Construction Insurance Programs: WRAPS, OCIPS, and CCIPS

At a recent construction conference on insurance, these insurance programs were discussed by highly credentialed speakers.  The goal of these encompassing insurance programs are to allow one insurance policy or a set of policies to protect the contractors, architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors from lawsuits by injured  employees and to reduce expenses associated with claims […]

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

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Insurance, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

The 2013 Hurricane Season is predicted to cause a substantial increase in Gulf of Mexico activity this year.  Published on April 10, 2013, the Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science predicts an even chance (almost 50%) of at least one major  hurricane (category 3-4-5) making landfall in the Gulf of Mexico.  The average for […]

FAA to Delay Airport Tower Closures

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Aviation, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration said it will delay for two months the closure of 149 control towers at small airports to mitigate risks associated with the move and fight legal challenges to the closures. The closures, previously scheduled to begin on Sunday, are part of the FAA’s $637 million in required budget cuts under the sequester. […]

Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp offers 4 Hour Accredited Adjuster CE Course: HANDLING CLAIMS ISSUES WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND

Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp attorney, Lisa LeDoux Bruce, has produced a 4 hour Adjuster CE course entitled: Handling Claims Issues Without Losing Your Mind.  The Course is approved by the Texas Dept. of Insurance for 4 hours of credit (including 1 hour of Ethics).  The Course offers an excellent primer for new adjusters and/or refresher for seasoned adjusters, providing […]

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