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Charles Sharman focuses his practice on commercial litigation. He advises clients on breach of contract claims; various tort claims, including tortious interference, fraud and fraudulent inducement, breach of fiduciary duties, and negligence and gross negligence; oil and gas disputes, including midstream related disputes, oil trading related disputes, and oil royalty disputes; the Texas Public Information Act; construction disputes; and catastrophic personal injury disputes.

The Texas Supreme Court recently provided new guidance in interpreting force majeure language in an oil and gas drilling dispute. In Point Energy Partners Permian, LLC v. MRC Permian Company, the court held that the oil and gas lessee’s scheduling error linked to a well collapse 60 miles from the lease site at issue