Texas Court Affirms $3M Win For Ethicus In Contract Row

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 10:59 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday affirmed a decision that businessman David LeBlanc must honor a $3 million settlement agreement with his former company, Ethicus Healthcare Group LLC, and former business partner and lawyer John Lange.

LeBlanc had claimed that the settlement agreement — drawn up so that he could sell his shares in LifeCare Hospital at the expense of a building lease for Ethicus — constituted a breach of contract because he and Lange, had a special attorney-client relationship.

But the Texas Court of Appeals...
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