Appeals Court OKs 3rd Trial In Lufkin Crash Suit

Law360, New York (July 12, 2010, 4:18 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court will allow a third trial in a personal injury suit over a traffic accident involving a Lufkin Industries Inc.-made 18-wheeler trailer, after the second trial in the case reversed a jury's multimillion-dollar award to the plaintiffs.

Chief Justice Josh R. Morriss III of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Appellate District of Texas at Texarkana issued the opinion Thursday, ruling that the trial court was right to order a new trial because inadmissible evidence was shown and argued to the jury...
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