Texas High Court Will Weigh Water District Immunity Row

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 6:02 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the issue of whether a water district has governmental immunity from a contract claim involving alleged breach of a real-property lease in which the lessee provided services to the general public.

Texas’ high court granted a petition for review filed by Lubbock County Water Control and Improvement District challenging a decision by the Seventh Court of Appeals in Amarillo, Texas, that left in place a breach of contract claim on the real property lease in a suit...
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