Kirk Crutcher has litigated or mediated in the following areas of practice:
Oil and Gas Matters
Leases, gathering systems, processing plants, adverse drainage, breach of operator duties, joint interest billings, afe’s, royalty interests, well-blow outs, fires, lease terminations, frac jobs, well cementing, casing failures, injection wells, and a variety of oil-field related deaths and personal injuries.
Partnership disputes and dissolutions, corporate disputes, derivative lawsuits, contracts, franchise agreements.
Wrongful termination, employment contracts, covenants not to compete, wage and hour issues, EEOC claims.
Automobile, truck, and train accidents, strict products liability, wrongful death.
Contract claims, AIA contracts, warranty claims, arbitration, construction defects, materialmens’ liens, soils issues.
Loans, secured transactions, lender liability, regulatory issues, guaranteed loans.
Feedlots, beef cattle, dairy cattle, dairies, lien priority disputes, crop insurance, chemical damage to crops, feed issues, horse registration issues, Department of Agriculture appeals.
Coverage disputes, first-party claims, bad faith.
Wind leases, easements, construction, transfer stations.
Tort claims act claims, open meetings/open records act claims, tax valuation disputes.
Adversary Proceedings in Bankruptcy and preference and avoidance actions.
Amarillo, Abilene, Lubbock, Midland, Odessa