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    • What Happens After a Breach of Contract?

      For any business owner, contracts are often the lifeblood of the company because it protects a number of important factors. Contracts are legally binding agreements between two parties and when ...

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    • Embezzlement: What Does It Mean for a Business?

      Businesses are always in need of having their funds and capital managed. When looking to have their money managed, they often hire professionals such as accountants to keep track of their money. ...

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    • What is a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

      There may come a time where you need someone to act in your best interests. In fact, this happens quite often in the business world. However, there’s often a risk when asking someone to act on your ...

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    • What Is Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

      Businesses and individuals regularly entrust other people to act as their agents. From mortgage brokers to real estate agents, these people are hired or appointed by a principal to act on their behalf ...

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    • The Differences Between Business Fraud and Embezzlement

      In the world of business and finance there are a variety of terms that may seem similar but actually describe very different things. Business fraud and embezzlement are two of these seemingly similar ...

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    • What Is Business Fraud and How Does It Impact My Business?

      In any situation, business owners are determined to protect themselves and their business. This means understanding what types of challenges they may face along the way. One thing that isn’t ...

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    • Do More Recognized Brands Fare Better In Business Litigation Matters?

      In business litigation law, there are a wide range of disputes that may arise. This can include discrimination allegations, business fraud, partnership breakups, business disputes, and more. While ...

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    • $1 Million Obtained for Roofer in Electrocution Case

      Verdict $1,000,000.00 Jose Rueda v. Delgado Roofing Company, et al. In this negligence action, Patterson took the defendants to trial for serious electrocution injuries to Jose Rueda while working on ...

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    • Life Insurance Agent Settles after 3 Hours on the Stand

      Ashford v Weaver et al, Cause No. 2009-11223, In the 165th Judicial District Court for Harris County, Texas. Patterson represented the Ted Ashford family against Life Insurance Agent Wayne Weaver who ...

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    • Revealing Signs You Need an Experienced Oil & Gas Litigation Attorney

      As a landowner, navigating your way through the complicated field of leasing mineral rights can be a humbling endeavor. The laws often sound vague and intricate, leaving you lost and adrift on an ...

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    • Embezzlement: What Does It Mean for a Business?

      Businesses are always in need of having their funds and capital managed. When looking to have their money managed, they often hire professionals such as accountants to keep track of their money. ...

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    • Employer-Employee Disputes: How a Trial Helps Resolve the Issues

      In any business, a solid relationship between employer and employee is crucial to the success of the company. However, while it may seem like something you shouldn’t have to worry about, there are ...

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    • Attorney Pete Patterson Named to 2018 Super Lawyers® List

      Houston business litigation Attorney Pete Patterson of Patterson, P.C. has continually strived for excellence in all facets of his career and practice. As a monument to his commitment, he is one of a ...

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    • Patterson, P.C. Celebrates 10 Years of Inclusion in Super Lawyers®

      Patterson, P.C. is proud to announce that our firm has been included in Super Lawyers® for the 10 th time and has also been recognized on the Super Lawyers® Texas Top 100 list! This monumental ...

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    • Patterson, P.C. Is a 10-Year AV Preeminent® Rated Law Firm

      At Patterson, P.C., our founding Houston business litigation attorney Pete Patterson has earned numerous awards and accolades throughout his lengthy career, all of which pay testament to our firm’s ...

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    • Anti-Concurrent Cause Provisions & Your Insurance Policy

      Have you thoroughly read all of the terms of your insurance policy? If you’re like the overwhelming majority of homeowners, the answer to this question probably isn’t a resounding “yes.” In fact, most ...

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    • Insurance Bad Faith Claims Spike After Hurricanes

      Hurricane season brought an immense amount of damage to the Houston area this year, and that means insurance companies have been hit with an onslaught of claims for the damage they sustained to their ...

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    • How Are Trade Secrets Different from Patents?

      Patents and trade secrets are extremely similar in that both protect something that could be extremely valuable to a business. In fact, some businesses even choose to utilize both of these forms of ...

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    • Three Things You Didn't Know About Intellectual Property Law

      Intellectual property is a term used to describe any creation of the human mind that could be considered valuable and therefore monetized. This can include everything from written works like books and ...

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    • What is Intellectual Property?

      When it comes to assets, there are both physical, and those that are not necessarily tangible but still hold tremendous value. The latter are known as “intellectual property,” and they’re extremely ...

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    • Attorney Pete Patterson Named to 2018 Super Lawyers® List

      Houston business litigation Attorney Pete Patterson of Patterson, P.C. has continually strived for excellence in all facets of his career and practice. As a monument to his commitment, he is one of a ...

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    • Hurricane Harvey Insurance Information

      Recently you may have heard many conflicting and confusing stories and opinions about your insurance rights from damages related to Hurricane Harvey. Texas House Bill 1774 (“H.B. 1774”), which takes ...

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    • Trade Secrets

      HB 1995 – Amendments to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act House Bill 1995, filed by Rep. Gary Elkins (R - Houston) , amends chapter 134A of the Civil Practice & Remedies Code (CPRC) (a/k/a Texas ...

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    • Partnership Disputes & Breakups: What To Do When This Happens

      In the business world, partners come together all the time to start new companies and take advantage of growing sectors. This is common in the industry, but not all parties can agree on everything, ...

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    • Why It Matters to Have a Board Certified Expert

      Board certification is something offered by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. The board was established in 1974 by the Supreme Court of Texas after the State Bar of Texas requested it. It is ...

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