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Case Style: Bridenstine v Kaiser-Francis Oil Co
Case Number: CJ-2000-1
Court: District Court, Texas County, Oklahoma
Description: Class action of gas royalty owners against oil companies for underpayment of royalty on wells.
Outcome: Settlements of $26 million. Jury trial with non-settling defendant (Kaiser-Francis) resulted in judgment totaling $73.8 million ($55 mil actual & $18.8 mil punitive)
Plaintiff's Experts: Dan Reinike, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma , engineer;
Barbara Ley, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, accountant;
Tony Say, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, gas marketer; and
Mark Garrett, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, accountant
Defendant's Experts: Unknown