• Texas Rejects "Open and Obvious Danger" Standard
  • August 18, 2009 | Author: Barry Levenstam
  • Law Firm: Jenner & Block LLP - Chicago Office
  • In Timpte Industries, Inc. v. Gish, No. 08-0043, 2009 WL 1566988 (Tex. June 5, 2009), the Texas Supreme Court upheld a summary judgment ruling for the defendant in a personal injury action in which the plaintiff had alleged that a loading mechanism on the top of a truck trailer was defectively designed, causing injury to the truck operator.