Texas Appeals Panel Overturns Award For Man Injured In Ground Collapse

SAN ANTONIO - In a 2-1 decision reached April 18, the Fourth District Texas Court of Appeals reversed a more than $5 million verdict in a personal injury action, concluding that the case should have been submitted to the jury on a premises defect theory rather than on general negligence (Saeco Electric & Utility Ltd. v. Christopher D. Gonzales, No. 04-11-00305-CV, Texas App., 4th Dist.; 2012 Tex. App. LEXIS 2985).

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