Ansell Healthcare Prods, Inc. v. United Medical
In Ansell Healthcare Prods, Inc. v. United Medical, 355 S.W.3d 736, 742 (Tex. App.--Houston 1st Dist. 2011, pet. denied), United Medical's proof mirrored the proof it offered here. Specifically, it presented evidence of litigation expenses related to Ansell's product, which included expenses that may have also related to the products of other manufacturers. Id.
The trial court awarded United Medical those expenses.
The Houston Court affirmed that judgment rejecting Ansell's argument that United Medical's proof constituted no evidence because it included expenses that were related to defending the gloves of other manufacturers. Id.
The Houston Court explained that expenses incurred in defending a manufacturer's product are not rendered unrecoverable because they may have also been reasonable and necessary to defend the gloves of others. Id.