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HUMBLE SAND & GRAVEL, INC. v. GOMEZ, 01-0652

Judgment in favor of plaintiff's product liability suit is reversed and remanded to determine whether a supplier of flint used for abrasive blasting had a duty to warn its customers' employees that inhalation of silica dust can be fatal.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/30/2002
  • Decided 09/17/2004
  • Published 09/17/2004

Judges

  • Justice HECHT delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice OWEN, Justice JEFFERSON, Justice SMITH, Justice WAINWRIGHT, and Justice BRISTER joined.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Texas

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Richard O. Faulk, Gardere & Wynne, Houston, for Amicus Curiae American Chemistry Council., J. Wade Birdwell, Wallach Andrews Florsheim & Stouffer, P.C., Fort Worth, for Amicus Curiae Texas Association of Defense., Dan Lambe, Austin, for Amicus Curiae Texas Watch., Joe Michael Dodson, Dodson Law Office, P.C., Beaumont, P. Michael Jung, Strasburger & Price, L.L.P., Dallas, for petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bob K. Monk, Lance P. Bradley, McPherson MonkHughes Bradley Wimberley, Port Arthur, Darren Brown, John Andrew Cowan, Greg Thompson, Provost & Umphrey, Beaumont, Robert E. White, Childs Bishop & White, Odessa, Stephen D. Susman, Susman Godfrey, L.L.P., Houston, for respondent.
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