Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Timothy D. Riley, Robert C. Floyd, Floyd, Taylor & Riley, Houston, for appellants.
Charles W. Lyman, James D. Ebanks, Giessel, Stone, Barker & Lyman, Houston, for appellees.
Daniel M. McClure, Fulbright & Jawarski, Houston, for intervenor.
David Crump, Houston, Mary Joe Carroll, Austin, for amicus curiae.
Before JUNELL, DRAUGHN and ELLIS, JJ.
Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.).
Mr. and Mrs. A. Bryan Poole appeal the entry of a summary judgment in favor of El Chico Corporation. In their suit, brought under the Texas Wrongful Death Act, they allege that El Chico restaurant employees negligently sold drinks to an intoxicated person, and as a result, their son was killed in an automobile accident. El Chico successfully moved for summary judgment by arguing that Texas law recognizes no duty on the part of a...
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