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Casualty Insurance Co. v. Salinas

Supreme Court of Texas
333 S.W.2d 109 (Tex. 1960)


Facts

Salinas (plaintiff) was injured on the job and brought a worker compensation claim against Casualty Insurance Co. (CIC) (defendant). At trial, CIC called two doctors who testified that Salinas was not seriously injured. To rebut this, Salinas called three witnesses who planned to testify that Salinas had complained of pain several times after the injury. The trial court excluded this testimony and found in favor of CIC. The Court of Civil Appeals of Texas reversed, finding that the testimony was admissible. CIC appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Norvell, J.)

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