Texas High Court Asked To Revive $21M Oil Lease Judgment

Law360, Dallas (September 25, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Texas landowners asked the Texas Supreme Court to reinstate a $21 million oil and gas royalty judgment stemming from an alleged cover-up of an oil well’s actual location, arguing in a brief filed Tuesday that an appellate ruling wrongly imposes a duty to investigate on property owners.

The family of Charles Hooks III wants the court to reverse a finding from the First District Court of Appeals that he waited too long to file suit against Samson Lone Star LP, and argued in the brief that...
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