Sovereign Immunity Bars Claims In Personal Injury Suit, Texas Panel Says

(April 11, 2016, 12:50 PM EDT) -- DALLAS — Sovereign immunity was not waived by a defendant in a personal injury suit because the plaintiff was precluded from asserting a premises defect claim as the plaintiff had prior knowledge of the dangerous condition that later caused his injury, the Fifth District Texas Court of Appeals said March 22 (The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Johnny Felipe Munoz, No. 05-14-01152-CV, Texas App., 5th Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 2947).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160413-024Z.)

Johnny Munoz was injured while he was working near...
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