Fight Over Child Injury Suits Heads For Texas High Court

Law360, Houston (December 13, 2013, 7:43 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court said Friday that it would consider whether minors who were under the age of eight when they were injured as a result of medical negligence are barred from filing suit more than 10 years later.

The high court granted petitions for review filed by Tenet Hospitals Ltd. and Michael D. Compton, who argue that an appeals court should not have reinstated a lawsuit brought on behalf of a child nearly 14 years after she was injured at birth because state law requires...
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