• Old Case Teaches New Tricks
  • April 25, 2017 | Authors: Angela A. L. Connor; Curtis W. Martin
  • Law Firm: Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation - Houston Office
  • Eight years after completion of the wharf project, Zachry and the Port of Houston continue to slug it out in the appellate courts and continue to refi ne Texas construction law along the way. In the latest appellate opinion, the Court of Appeals details the general contractor’s control of the means and methods of their work without interference from a governmental entity. It also supports a subcontractor’s use of a pass-through claim as a cost efficient way to recover damages.