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A Case Study on Authority to Bind the Government

The concept of who has authority to bind the government seems clear – only contracting officers. However, litigation repeatedly arises around this topic. One type of dispute that appears in contracting authority cases is whether the parties formed a contract. Outlined below is real-world example of a contractor losing an award it had begun performance [..]

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Liquidated Damages – No Express Language; No Exclusive Remedy

One issue that arises in litigation over liquidated damages provisions in breach of contract cases is whether liquidated damages are the exclusive remedy for the non-breaching party. This question arose in a recent matter relating to a dispute between parties to a wind-up agreement. The liquidated damages clause met the typical requisites under Texas law [..]

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Forum Selection Clauses – Enforceability

FORUM SELECTION CLAUSES – ENFORCEABILITY Contracts form a significant part of the legal protections and obligations for most businesses. As such, a poorly considered agreement can create unnecessary exposure to liability. While all provisions are important, the forum selection clause can dramatically impact the outcome of a case based in contract. A variety of issues [..]

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Judgment Awarded To Firm Client

Judgment of $412K Awarded To Firm Client Weitz Morgan secured a judgment of $412,500 as well as attorney fees for its client. The award came as a result of an adversary action filed in a bankruptcy proceeding in the Southern District of Texas. The basis of the suit was fraud perpetrated against the firm’s client [..]

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Writ of Garnishment in Texas – An Overview For Banks

Writ of Garnishment In Texas – An Overview For Banks A writ of garnishment is a legal mechanism by which a judgment-creditor may garnish property belonging to a judgment-debtor by obtaining an order against a third party. Typically, writs of garnishment are for money, and banks are usually the (third-party) garnishee. This article assumes the [..]

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Favorable Verdict For Weitz Morgan Client

$7M Verdict / $100K Attorney Fees Award Securing favorable outcomes is a driving factor at the firm and why clients continue to put their trust in us. In our ongoing success stories series, we are proud to share yet another example of achievement. In complex litigation against one of the biggest banks in Texas, Weitz [..]

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Success Stories

Whether in the courtroom or at the bargaining table, the attorneys working at Weitz Morgan have a proven track record of generating successful results for clients in their most high-stakes of circumstances. Here are more examples of the firm’s great work. Weitz Morgan represents businesses and individuals throughout Texas and nationally in civil litigation.

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Litigation Considerations: Bench Trial or Jury Trial?

What Is What? In a bench trial, a judge makes the final decision regarding the outcome of a case. Parties conduct a normal trial by presenting arguments and evidence, but instead of a jury determining the result a judge will do so. The type of trial most people are familiar with is the jury trial. [..]

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