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GALVESTON An appeals court awarded a stevedoring company $635,928 after overturning a judgment by a Galveston County court judge.

A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas ruled Christopher Dupuy, judge of Galveston County Court at Law No. 3, erred in applying the economic loss rule.

The justices, in their ruling published Dec. 6, also found Dupuy erred in applying the settlement credit to the award of exemplary damages.

Click here to read more at the Galveston County Daily News.

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