Appeals Court: Settlement With Contractor Does Not Bar Claims Against Plumber
Mealey's (October 20, 2016, 12:58 PM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas appellate court panel on Oct. 19 reversed in part a ruling awarding summary judgment to a plumbing subcontractor accused of improperly installing a propane line, ruling that a couple’s settlement with the general contractor does not bar the plaintiffs’ claims against the subcontractor (Steven C. Albright, et al. v. Rhea & Sons Enterprises Inc., d/b/a Rhea Plumbing, No. 03-15-00496-CV, Texas App., 3rd Dist.; 2016 Texas App. LEXIS 11296).
(Opinion available. Document #09-161104-006Z.)
A panel composed of Third District Texas Court of...