Texas Appeals Court Reduces Damages Award In Construction Defects Suit

Mealey's (September 24, 2015, 11:24 AM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas appellate panel on Sept. 23 reduced the amount of actual damages a woman should receive for claims stemming from defects in the construction of her home after finding that she was unable to sufficiently prove that fees she paid to a structural engineer were necessary and reasonable (CS Custom Homes LLC, d/b/a Callahan Custom Homes LLC, et al. v. Jessica Nicole W. Stafford, No. 03-13-00315-CV, Texas App., 3rd Dist.; 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 9837).

(Opinion available. Document #09-151002-015Z.)

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