Texas Appeals Panel Reverses Summary Ruling In Premises Liability Case
Mealey's (October 12, 2016, 9:08 AM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas appeals panel on Oct. 7 reversed a summary judgment ruling in a premises liability case in favor of a barbecue restaurant franchisor and remanded it to district court for further proceedings, saying that a restaurant knew, or should have known, about a slick floor that allegedly caused a patron’s injuries (Gerald Kostecka v. Smokey Mo’s Franchise LLC, No. 03-15-00295-cv, Texas App., 3rd Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 10980).
(Opinion available. Document #98-161025-017Z.)
Gerald Kostecka appealed Williamson County District Court Judge Donna...