Carey Crutcher, Inc. v. Mid-Coast Diesel Services, Inc
In Carey Crutcher, Inc. v. Mid-Coast Diesel Services, Inc., 725 S.W.2d 500, 502 (Tex.App.--Corpus Christi 1987, no writ), the defendant's attorney chose not to answer a suit because he believe it was filed against a party who was protected by a bankruptcy stay.
In fact, suit was filed against another party and his mistake was due to his failure to read the petition.
The court held the defendant failed to establish a lack of conscious indifference. Id.