Frank Branson '69 & Gruber Hurst score 71 Million Jury Win

 Frank Branson '69 & Gruber Hurst score 71 Million Jury Win

Frank Branson, Gruber Hurst and Beckmen Law Score Record $71 Million Win in West Texas


The Texas Lawbook (2015)Frank Branson and Michael K. Hurst sure deserve the weekend.

Earlier this week, their law firms took home a Texas-sized win when a West Texas jury determined that a group of business partners conspired to cut their clients out of a lucrative mineral rights leasing deal – and their clients should get around $71 million in damages collectively because of it.

The verdict, which came after three-and-a-half weeks in the courtroom, is believed to be the largest ever not only in Fisher County alone, where the lawsuit was filed, but also across the three counties the 32nd Judicial District Court serves, which also includes Nolan and Mitchell counties.

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