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.
- Decided 07/09/2009
- Published 07/09/2009
- HAYNES, Circuit Judge:, Before JONES, Chief Judge, and HIGGINBOTHAM and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- 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.