Oilfield Co. Must Pay Atty Fee Award, Appeals Court Rules

Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday largely upheld a six-figure attorneys’ fee award against oilfield service company Sentinel Integrity Solutions Inc. rendered after it failed to enforce an overly broad noncompete agreement in a former worker’s employment contract.

An attorney for Sentinel Integrity Solutions Inc. had argued in June to the First District Court of Appeals that the fees generated in the dispute between the oilfield service company and Mistras Group Inc. would have been much lower if the trial court had not delayed in ruling...
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