John Bumgarner v. Williams Companies, Inc.

Class Action

In Re: Williams Companies ERISA Litigation. Case No. 02-CV-053-H(M), in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Pinkerton Law defended as co-counsel officers of Williams Companies. Case favorably settled prior to discovery.

Favorable Settlement Prior to Discovery

TSI v. SSSI

Business Litigation

Represented Plaintiff on a breach of Contract. Jury verdict: $1 million.

$1 Million Verdict

Haddock v. Woodland Park Home

Civil Litigation

Case No. CJ-98-286. Successfully represented plaintiff in low-speed, rear-end collision with trauma to breast implants.

$350,000 Jury Verdict

Roberson v. Fleet Bank

Class Action

CJ-94-3054, in the District Court of Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma. Representing Plaintiffs (Series B Bondholders) for breach of Trust Indenture; breach of fiduciary duty. This case settled favorably for Plaintiff class in amount of $8.5 million.

$8.5 million Settlement

Crest Foods of Edmond v. Wal-Mart Stores

Antitrust and Trade Regulation Litigation

Case No. CIV-00-1659-F, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Antitrust claims against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The case settled favorably prior to trial.

Favorable settlement prior to trial.

Semgroup Energy Partners

Class Action

In re Semgroup Energy Partners, L.P. Securities Litigation. Case No. 08-MD-1989-GKF-FHM, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Pinkerton Law represented Defendants A.R. Thane Ritchie and Ritchie Opportunistic Trading, Ltd. Settled case before discovery.

Settlement Prior to Discovery

Southwestern v. Vesta

Business Litigation

Case No. 94-5006, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Fayetteville Division. Represented Defendant Vesta Energy Company on the breach of interstate gas transportation contract; breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent inducement to contract. $6 million in damages requested. Settled to satisfaction of client.

Favorable Settlement.

Idaho Power v. Riverside Industries

Business Litigation

Represented Defendant in a case of a collapse of a transmission tower. Successful defense and prosecution of a counterclaim for Defendant with 6 figure recovery.

6 Figure Counterclaim

Tri-Star Hotel v. JMC Construction

Business Litigation

Tri-Star Hotel Investments, Inc. v. JMC Construction, Inc. AAA Arbitration Case No. 71 Y11000732.03. Represented hotel owner on construction claim. $ 1 million arbitration award

$ 1 million arbitration award

Texas Corporation v. Canadian Corporation

Business Litigation

Multimedia Games, Inc., a Texas Corporation v. Network Gaming International Corp., a Canadian Corporation Case No. 98-CV-0067-H, in the in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Represented Defendant, Network Gaming International Corp for the misappropriation of trade secrets; breach of License and Distribution Agreement. Jury verdict: $2.9 million on the defendant's counterclaim.

$2.9 Million Counterclaim Verdict

Skiatook v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Business Litigation

Case No. CJ-05-325, District Court for Osage County, State of Oklahoma - Tulsa Foods, Inc. d/b/a Super H Foods. Pinkerton Law defended Wal-Mart against claims of trespass, conversion of proprietary information, and injunction. The case settled favorably prior to trial.

Favorable Settlement Prior To Trial

Energy & Gas Company v. Eickenhorst

Business Litigation

Southwestern Energy Company, SEECO, Inc., and Arkansas Western Gas Company v. Marilyn J. Eickenhorst. Case No. 96-5075, in the United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas, Fayetteville Division. Represented Marilyn J. Eickenhorst on the misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of confidentiality agreement. Successfully defended Eickenhorst in a non-jury trial.

Successful Defense

Tubular Corporation v. Tyler-Dawson Supply

Contract Litigation

Tubular Corporation of America, Inc. v. Tyler-Dawson Supply Company. Case No. C-83-570, in the District Court of Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma. Represented Plaintiff, Tubular Corporation of America on breach of contract; fraudulent conveyance; alter ego.

$23 Million Jury Verdict

Farley v. Henson

Securities Litigation

Case No. 89-20572 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas Fort Smith Division. Represented Plaintiffs, Farley and Mendenhall for the State and federal securities fraud, and RICO. Jury verdict: $3,246,000.00 – Farley and $351,100.00 – Mendenhall.

$3.5 Million Jury Verdict

Settlement on Accounting Malpractice

Securities Litigation

Richard B. Cray, et al., v. Deloitte Haskins & Sells and Deloitte & Touche. Case No. 90-C-682-E in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Represented Plaintiffs, Cray, et al. for Section 10(b) of Federal Securities Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78J(b)). Settled after a hung jury, with a large recovery for clients.

Favorable Settlement After Hung Jury

Johnson and Co. v. Loislaw.com, Inc.

Business Litigation

D.L. Johnson & Co. and Donald L. Johnson v. Loislaw.com, Inc., Kyle D. Parker, Indiviually and as a Truestee of the Parker Family Trust. Case No. CV-99-929(I), Sebastian County Circuit Court, Arkansas, FT Smith District. Represented D. L. Johnson & Co. and Donald L. Johnson. Breach of Employment Contract; breach of Consulting Agreement; fraud.

Favorable Settlement