Jun Jun 6, 2017

Oil and Gas Industry for Royalty Owners in Texas

By |2019-11-18T17:07:01-06:00June 6th, 2017|Oil Gas & Energy Law|Comments Off on Oil and Gas Industry for Royalty Owners in Texas

Many oil and gas royalty owners in Texas have been hit hard by declining oil prices. Some of our clients at Woodall Batchelor PLLC have asked what they should expect near-term with regards to oil royalties. Oil price fluctuations are sensitive to several factors like geopolitical turmoil, economic output, and consumer demand. Recently, the United States of America has increased its oil production significantly. Oil production in the US exceeds nine million barrels of [...]

Jun Jun 4, 2017

What You Should Know About Executive Compensation

By |2019-11-21T02:59:31-06:00June 4th, 2017|Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Executive Compensation

Salary negotiations are usually straightforward. After a successful interview, an offer is made and then the new hire and employer negotiate in a certain range until both parties are happy. Talks typically center around a salary number. A lot of employers have taken to posting salaries more openly because information is freely available online or they don’t want the hassle of the back and forth. Arranging compensation packages for executive-level hires is very different [...]

Jun Jun 2, 2017

What is Large Loss Subrogation?

By |2019-11-21T03:01:57-06:00June 2nd, 2017|Insurance Law & Subrogation|Comments Off on What is Large Loss Subrogation?

Subrogation allows insurance providers to recoup money it paid out because of actions taken by a third party. I cost are high enough, subrogation can mean individuals can be forced to pay back insurers for medical and other costs that were no fault of their own. Subrogation can significantly cut into any compensation from a personal injury ruling. Most insurance plans have some form of subrogation clause. It’s important that the insured be aware [...]