Dallas Court of Appeals, No. 05-17-01438-CV (November 7, 2018)
Justices Bridges, Francis (Opinion linked here), and Lang-Miers
- "A plaintiff is under no initial obligation to negate affirmative defenses when moving for summary judgment and the mere pleading of an affirmative defense will not prevent summary judgment in favor of a plaintiff who establishes an absence of fact issues on his own claim for relief"; and
- The four-year statute of limitations for breach of contract based on credit-card debt begins to run "on the date the last payment on the account is made."