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Ten SKV Attorneys Ranked by Benchmark Litigation

SKV is thrilled to announce that 10 of our attorneys have been ranked as either a "Local Litigation Star", "Future Star", or named to the "40 and Under Hot List" by Benchmark Litigation.

SKV Wins Jury Trial for BPX Energy in Oil and Gas Contract Dispute

On August 28, 2019, a Texas State Court jury found that Defendant Crimson Exploration Operating, Inc., a subsidiary of Contango Oil & Gas Co., breached its agreement with Plaintiff BHP Billiton Petroleum (TxLa Operating) Co. to pay 20% of the costs for drilling a horizontal Eagle Ford well in Bee County, Texas. BHP Billiton Petroleum (TxLa Operating) Co.—a subsidiary of BPX Energy Inc. and now known as BPX Operating Company—drilled the well with the Defendant’s consent, but the Defendant then refused to pay its joint interest billings because the well was not a success.

SKV Prevails in Texas Supreme Court in Major Insurance Dispute

On August 30, 2019, the Texas Supreme Court summarily denied United Healthcare’s petition for review of a unanimous appellate court ruling in favor of SKV’s clients regarding an alleged multimillion-dollar healthcare billing dispute. Ultimately, SKV prevailed before the trial court, the appellate court, and the Texas Supreme Court.