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Friendswood Dev. Co. v. Smith-Southwest Indus.

Citation: 9 ELR 20452
No. No. B-6682, 576 S.W.2d 21/(Tex., 11/29/1978)

The Supreme Court of Texas rejects plaintiff-respondents' claim for damages according to the traditional rule that a landowner has the right to withdraw groundwater without incurring liability for subsidence damage to neighboring lands absent willful waste or malicious injury....

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