Texas High Court Won't Consider HP Win In Fraud Suit

By Bryan Koenig (April 22, 2016, 5:57 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court refused Friday to take on a state appellate decision upholding the dismissal of a time-barred fraud lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard Co. from a trio of minority-owned telecommunications companies in a dispute related to a suspended contract with a Dallas public school district.

The state high court offered no explanation in denying the appeal from Lazo Technologies Inc. and two other companies against a state Fifth Court of Appeals District ruling upholding a trial judge's 2014 decision to toss their lawsuit alleging they were denied payment due under the suspended contract through no fault of their own because HP...

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