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South Tex. Elec. Cooperative v. Dresser-Rand Co., 08-40715

In a breach of contract action involving repairs to a steam turbine, judgment for Plaintiff is affirmed, where the doctrine of substantial compliance excuses a party-s deviations from a contractual requirement, but only if those deviations do not severely impair the purpose of the requirement.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/09/2009
  • Published 07/09/2009

Judges

  • HAYNES, Circuit Judge:, Before JONES, Chief Judge, and HIGGINBOTHAM and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Russell Stanley Post (argued), Andrea Jean Paterson, Constance H. Pfeiffer, Curt Webb, Beck, Redden & Secrest, Houston, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Lynne Liberato (argued), Christina F. Crozier, Kent Geoffrey Rutter, Haynes & Boone, Robert D. Brown, Donato, Minx & Brown, Houston, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.