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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...
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