Jared B. Caplan

Partner
Legal Assistant
Lynette Samolinski
P: 713.576.0326 lsamolinski@bradley.com
Experience
  • Oil and Gas
    • Successfully resolved multimillion-dollar down-hole failure lawsuit on behalf of snubbing contractor in Webb County, Texas.

      Successfully resolved multimillion-dollar meter station/pipeline personal injury claim in Uintah County, Utah.

      Obtained a summary judgment for well site owner/operator based on Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code (chp. 95) premises owner defense against personal injury claim brought by subcontractor’s employee.

      Successfully represented coiled tubing company involved in a significant wellhead failure in the Pennsylvania Marcellus shale during fracturing operations.

      Litigated multiple significant automobile injury and death cases involving company-owned or -leased vehicles, including alcohol-related automobile incidents.

      Successfully enforced MSA indemnity provision, saving client more than $265,000.

      Protected Fortune 500 oil and gas services company’s trade secret riser design, preserving $30 million in annual sales.

      Recovered more than $430,000 in property damage without litigation through enforcement of master service agreement.

      Managed complex domestic litigation for oil and gas services client.

      Provided risk mitigation for oil and gas services company through development of new corporate policies regarding silica-based abrasives.

  • Construction
    • Secured judgment of more than $500,000 on behalf of roadway general contractor asserting claims of fraud, breach of contract and misappropriation of construction trust funds.

      Successfully enforced additional insured and indemnity provisions of master service agreement on behalf of roadway general contractor in property damage claim, saving client hundreds of thousands in legal fees and potential liability.

      Contested and successfully negotiated significant OSHA violations, penalties and fines on behalf of public utilities contractor in Texas.

  • General
    • Community Management LLC v. Cutten Development L.P. and Davis Development Inc. (Tex., June 9, 2017)
      Helped obtain summary judgment for clients Cutten Development L.P. and Davis Development Inc. in a $33 million lawsuit related to the sale of an apartment complex in Houston. The summary judgment was upheld on appeal to intermediate appellate court, and the Texas Supreme Court denied review of plaintiff’s petition after Bradley filed an extensive response.

      Lester v. City of College Station, et al., 2004 WL 1551618 (5th Cir. 2004)
      Obtained summary judgment upheld by Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in defense of Fifth Amendment due process claim against municipality and police officer.