Texas High Court Urged To Undo $57M Hotel Sale Verdict

Law360, Dallas (October 4, 2013, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A developer who won a $57.3 million jury verdict against a Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. subsidiary accused of interfering with a deal to sell a San Antonio mall and hotel told the Texas Supreme Court on Thursday that a high-dollar judgment shouldn't be the trigger for appellate review.

Host subsidiary HMC Hotel Properties II LP asked the court in August to reconsider a June decision not to hear the case, after an appellate court reinstated a $7.5 million punitive damages award for Keystone-Texas Property Holding...
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