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Expert Testimony Rejected in Royalty Case

Posted in Royalty Disputes

If you are involved in a royalty case, or plan to be, read Occidental Permian, Ltd. v. French et al. The appellate court decided there was no evidence to support the trial court’s findings that the lessors were underpaid. (See my too-long December 6 post for the underlying facts.)  In this case the plaintiffs were the losers. Takeways (In… Continue Reading