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Texas Appeals Court Finds Economic-Loss Doctrine Bars Suit Against Builder

(September 1, 2016, 11:01 AM EDT) -- DALLAS — A Texas appellate panel on Aug. 9 affirmed rulings for summary judgment in favor a home warranty company and builder of townhomes with allegedly defective foundations, ruling that the plaintiffs’ claims against the home warranty company were untimely and that the claims against the builder were barred by the economic-loss doctrine (Barbara Meredith, et al. v. Jason Rose, et al., No. 05-15-00054-CV, Texas App., 5th Dist.; 2016 Texas App. LEXIS 8598).

(Opinion available. Document #09-160902-017Z.)

A panel of Fifth District Court of Appeals Justices...
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