Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Michael W. Huddleston, Michelle E. Robberson, Dallas, for petitioner.
Carl David Adams, Dallas, Jim Ammerman, II, Marshall, for respondent.
Supreme Court of Texas.
HECHT, Justice, delivered the opinion of the Court, in which PHILLIPS, Chief Justice, and GONZALEZ, CORNYN, SPECTOR, OWEN, BAKER and ABBOTT, Justices, join.
Julie Gandy sued her stepfather, Ted Pearce, for sexually abusing her as a child. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, which at one time had issued Pearce a homeowner's policy, agreed to pay an attorney chosen by Pearce to defend him but reserved the right to deny coverage. While the case was pending, Pearce...
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