Texas Supreme Court Takes Up Jury Charge Timing Question

Law360, Dallas (October 18, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a dispute stemming from a worker’s injury onboard a dredging vessel that asks whether the ship owner’s objection to a jury instruction was timely when it was tendered after the charge conference but before the charge was read to the jury.

The dispute also asks whether the Thirteenth District Court of Appeals erred by affirming the trial judge’s finding worker Jose Tamez followed specific orders on a ship owned by King Fisher Marine Service LP because they...
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