Second Court of Appeals

Week of October 11, 2021 

Summaries of Civil Opinions and Published Criminal Opinions Issued - Week of October 11, 2021.

NOTE: Summaries are prepared by the court's staff attorneys and law clerks for public information only and reflect his or her interpretation alone of the facts and legal issues. The summaries are not part of the court's opinion in the case and should not be cited to, quoted, or relied upon as the opinion of the court.

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EAN Holdings, LLC v. Arce, No. 02-20-00217-CV (Oct. 14, 2021) (Sudderth, C.J., joined by Bassel, J.; Walker, J., dissents with opinion).

Held:  There was no evidence that Appellant’s employee was acting in the course and scope of his employment when he had a wreck while driving a company vehicle on his way home from work.

Dissent: The reasonable inferences arising from the direct and circumstantial evidence were legally sufficient to support the jury’s finding that Appellant’s employee was in the course and scope of his employment when he hit Appellee’s car.