Texas Court Reverses Case To Consider Insurer's Challenges To Jury's Findings

AUSTIN, Texas - The Supreme Court of Texas on April 20 affirmed an appeals court's decision to uphold a judgment that awarded the purchaser of a home nothing on his claim under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act (DTPA) but reversed a decision in relation to an insurer and remanded the case so that a trial court could consider the insurer's challenges to the factual sufficiency of the evidence that supported the jury's findings (Dr. Erwin Cruz v. Andrews Restoration Inc., d/b/a Protech Services and Rudy Martinez, No. 10-0995, Texas Sup.; 2012 Tex. LEXIS 341).

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