Texas University's Excuses Don't Fly In Faulty Building Suit

Law360 (February 26, 2019, 8:41 PM EST) -- A Texas appellate panel on Tuesday rejected arguments from Texas Southern University that time lost to Hurricane Harvey and delays over a counsel assignment merited an extension to file a certificate in support of its suit over the design and construction of a campus building.

In July 2017, TSU sued Kirksey Architects Inc., Paradigm Consultants Inc., Nathelyne Kennedy & Associates LP and Haynes Whaley Associates Inc. for their roles in the allegedly defective design and construction of the Barbara Jordan and Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs building. But when it filed suit, TSU did not include the required certificate of...

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