Levinger Participates in Panel Discussion about the Changes in the 2010 Pattern Jury Charge Volumes
September 2, 2010 in Speeches
Jeff Levinger, along with Court of Appeals Justices Tracy Christopher and Jeff Brown and Bracewell & Giuliani partner Brett Busby, wrote a paper and spoke at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course about the changes that will appear in the 2010 edition of the three volumes of the Texas Pattern Jury Charges. As chairman of the PJC volume on Malpractice, Premises & Products, Levinger reported on the changes that will be made to his volume, including a new instruction on last chance of survival, new comments about the use of “reasonable care” versus “ordinary care,” revised comments on the right to control, and new questions on negligence in products cases and breach of warranty. Levinger also explained how his committee comes up with the ideas for these changes and revisions.
Subject Matter: Procedural & Evidentiary Issues