Texas Causes of Action & Affirmative Defenses

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Quasi-Estoppel defined


   
What is quasi-estoppel and when does it apply?

 "Quasi-estoppel precludes a party from asserting, to another's disadvantage, a right inconsistent with a position previously taken." Lopez v. Munoz, Hockema & Reed, L.L.P., 22 S.W.3d 857, 864 (Tex. 2000) "The doctrine applies when it would be unconscionable to allow a person to maintain a position inconsistent with one to which he acquiesced, or from which he accepted a benefit." Id.

SOURCE:  01-08-00373-CV (9/10/09)

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