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STATE OF TEXAS v. GONZALEZ, 00-1007

A stop sign's susceptibility to repeated vandalism is not a "condition" under Texas Tort Claims Act section 101.060(a)(2) for purposes of determining the state's liability, and where the state had no notice that stop signs were down before an accident occurred, the Act does not waive the state's immunity to a personal injury suit.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/14/2001
  • Decided 06/27/2002
  • Published 06/27/2002

Judges

  • Justice BAKER delivered the opinion of the Court.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Texas

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • John Cornyn, Attorney General, Andy Taylor, First Assistant Attorney General, Jeffrey S. Boyd, Susan Desmarais Bonnen, Grady Click, William E. Williams, III, S. Kyle Duncan, Office of the Attorney General, Austin, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Richard J. Karam, Law Office of Richard J, Karam, W. Wendell Hall, Renee Forinash-McElhaney, Rosemarie Kanusky, Fulbright & Jaworski, Marcos Fulop, David McQuade Leibowitz, Law Offices of David McQuade Leibowitz, San Antonio, for Respondent.
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