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City of Houston v. Southern Electrical Services, Inc – Case Brief Summary (Texas)

In City of Houston v. Southern Electrical Services, Inc., 273 S.W.3d 739, 744 (Tex. App.--Houston 1st Dist. 2008, pet. denied), the court stated that, in a case involving a plea to the jurisdiction, the court does not adjudicate the substance of the case.

Rather, the Court determines if a court has the power to adjudicate a case. Id.

"Tex. Loc. Gov't Code Section 271.153 does not retract the privilege granted in section 271.152 to adjudicate the claim for breach, if a plaintiff alleges facts to support such a claim and seeks recovery only of damages to the extent allowed." Id.