Bill Ramey and Harry Laxton, the trial team for Ramey & Browning client Virginia Moherek settled all claims against Bank of America and Scottsdale Insurance Company in a case alleging breach of contract, deceptive trade practices, fraud, and bad faith related to damage caused to the client’s home. The case was pending in the 80th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas, under case number 2013-45238. Bill Ramey was quoted as saying, “We are happy tat our client was able to finally settle this matter.” The financial terms of the settlement are confidential.
Tracy Druce gets two year PTO suspension for not properly supervising his staff. Potentially multiple instances of falsified documents were filed by Druce’s staff from 2004 to 2006. The link to the disciplinary report is http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/RetrievePdf?system=OED&flNm=0783_DIS_2014-09-05.
When asked to comment, Bill Ramey said he worked with Druce as a partner at Novak Druce from 2010 to 2011. “Managing your staff is part of delivering quality services to a client,” Ramey told Law360 late Tuesday night. “Don’t lie, cheat or falsify documents.”