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Prior settlement over royalties doesn’t bar trespass suit (access required)

Where the plaintiffs were bound by a prior settlement with the defendants related to royalty claims for a defined period of time, and the plaintiffs are now pursuing trespass claims for a different time period, the district court did not err in declining to enjoin the new litigation. Background EQT Production Company and Equitable Resources Inc. resolved ...