PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. v. JMB/HOUSTON CENTERS PARTNERS, 01-0346
The Court reversed and found that DTPA claims generally cannot be assigned by an aggrieved consumer to someone else because this would defeat the primary purpose of the DTPA to encourage individual consumers to bring claims themselves.
- Argued 11/20/2002
- Decided 07/09/2004
- Published 07/09/2004
- Justice BRISTER delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice PHILLIPS, Justice HECHT, Justice OWEN and Justice WAINWRIGHT joined.
- For Appellant:
- Charles R. Dunn, W. Frances Moore, Dunn Kacal Adams, Helen A. Cassidy, Storey Moore & McCally, P.C., David M. Gunn, Beck, Redden & Secrest, L.L.P., David W. Holman, Holman Keeling & York, P.C., Houston, for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- Richard M. Alderman, David Crump, Alene Ross Levy, Lynne Liberato, Haynes & Boone, H. Bruce Golden, Golden & Owens, L.L.P., Houston, for Respondent.