///Civil Litigation

Breach of Contract Case Against Uber

Contracts between individuals and companies can get complicated. It is critical that they are initially crafted with care so as to avoid litigation later on. Take, for example, the lawsuit that business travel management company TSI USA LLC filed against Uber Technologies, alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment, fraud, tortious interference with contracts, and defamation [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Civil Litigation|0 Comments

Defending Your Business in a Lawsuit

When it comes your business—the business you have built from the ground up—dealing with litigation brought against the company can be beyond overwhelming. Unfortunately, ignoring the lawsuit will not work; you have to confront the issue head-on with the assistance of an experienced business litigation attorney. While an individual who is being sued can, legally [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Civil Litigation|0 Comments

Business Interruption Insurance

After the devastation that Hurricane Harvey unleashed on Texas, many people and businesses are wondering how they will rebuild. Even after the floodwaters receded, evidence of the flood and the damage it caused is everywhere. Risk modeling predicts losses to all properties from the flooding to be around $75 billion. There is a specific type [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Civil Litigation|0 Comments

Woman Wins Lawsuit Brought Against Her after YELP Review

Michael P. Fleming is happy he and his firm were able to successfully defend a young woman who was sued by a law firm after she posted a review of their services on Yelp and Facebook. As reported by the Houston Press and Houston Chronicle, Lan Cai, a 20 year old waitress and student, hired a Houston law [...]

My Experience with Justice Scalia and the Supreme Court

Antonin Scalia 1936 - 2016 With the sudden news on the passing of Justice Scalia, I think back to my brief interaction with him and the other justices on the Supreme Court on February 23, 2000.  I was appearing before the court as Harris County Attorney on behalf of the county and the Sheriff's Department [...]

Michael P. Fleming Wins Major Federal Wetlands Case

Judge Issues Scathing Opinion Punishing EPA and Federal Government for "Oppressive and Dishonest Conduct." United States District Judge Lynn N. Hughes issued an opinion dismissing the case of United States of America v. Lipar, Civil Action H-10-1904, pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas - Houston Division.  Michael P. [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Categories: Civil Litigation|0 Comments