Knapp Med. Ctr. v. De La Garza, 06-0575
A court of appeals' judgment, which affirmed a trial court's judgment for damages in contract and fraud arising out of an oral settlement dispute, is reversed as the judgment was contrary to Tex. R. of Civ. Proc. 11, which requires that agreements between attorneys or parties touching any pending suit be in writing, signed and filed of record, or be made in open court and entered of record as a condition to enforcement.
- Decided 11/02/2007
- Published 11/02/2007
Humberto G. Garcia, Curney, Garcia, Farmer, Pickering & House, P.C., San Antonio, Miguel David Wise, Weslaco, and Richard P. Hogan Jr., Jennifer Bruch Hogan, Hogan & Hogan, L.L.P., David Mark Goldberg, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Houston, TX, Petitioner.
Ramon Garcia, Sonia I. Lopez, Law Offices of Ramon Garcia, P.C., Edinburg, and Rene B. Gonzalez, Attorney At Law, Brownsville, Kevin H. Dubose, Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP, Houston, TX, for Respondent.