Can You Sue for Breach of Mediation Contract In Texas Court's ?
In Hur v. City of Mesquite is analogous. 893 S.W.2d 227 (Tex. App.-Amarillo 1995, writ denied), the City of Mesquite argued section 154.053(c) of the civil practice and remedies code precluded the Hurs from bringing a breach of contract claim arising out of mediation. Id. at 234.
The provision provides the mediation process is confidential, unless otherwise agreed by the parties. Id. (citing TEX. CIV. PRAC. & REM. CODE ANN. 154.053(c) (Vernon Supp. 1995)).
The Hur court held voluntary agreements reached through mediation are enforceable by suit upon the contract. Id.