Practice Areas


Bateman | Pugh handles a wide variety of tort based or contract driven disputes which result in litigation. Our experience includes both personal injury and property damage cases involving, for example, construction defects, product liability, premises cases, maritime disputes, toxic torts, nursing home suits, trucking and auto accidents, breaches of contract, wrongful death, statutory indemnity, business disparagement, malpractice claims, all forms of statutory claims common to the Federal and State courts in Texas, such as the Deceptive Trade Practice Act, statutory fraud, FELA, RCLA, RICO, as well as many other diverse areas commonly encountered by the insurance industry or large and small businesses. Our familiarity in working with a variety of software programs and billing formats will provide you with greater ease in forming a successful and economincal partnership with our firm. Most of all, each of us will bring a level of commitment to our work which is founded on our aggressive pursuit of trial work.. 

Business Transactions and Corporate Law

Our transactional practice includes legal entity planning and formation. We assist clients in determining the most advantageous type of entity to create and negotiate and prepare documents which reflect their relationships with fellow owners and business participants. We represent business in their day-to-day commercial transactions and legal needs. We negotiate and prepare documents needed for loans, product distribution, employee relations, vender procurements, customer sales, facilities construction, software licenses, technology licenses, confidentiality agreements, product development, consulting, management, and many other commercial transactions. We also assist businesses and owners in commercial transactions which are not routine, like the sale of a business, the purchase of a business, and the formation of a joint venture company with another business.