Texas Panel Asked To Reinstate $10M Verdict In Landfill Fight

By Katie Buehler (March 24, 2021, 6:02 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court attempted Wednesday to determine whether a trial court wrongly ignored a more than $10 million jury damages verdict when it entered a take-nothing judgment in a real estate dispute over the ownership of a South Texas landfill.

MSW Corpus Christi Landfill Ltd. told a three-justice panel of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals in Corpus Christi during virtual oral arguments that it is entitled to a 2019 jury verdict awarding it $10.2 million in damages against its former business partner Gulley-Hurst LLC for allegedly running off with the full deed to a landfill without complying with its purchasing...

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