In Green Int'l, Inc. v. Solis, 951 S.W.2d 384, 390, 40 Tex. Sup. Ct. J. 610 (Tex. 1997), the jury found the defendant breached the contract, but it awarded the plaintiff no damages. Green Int'l, Inc., 951 S.W.2d at 386.
In the supreme court, the plaintiff argued it was entitled to attorney's fees because the jury found in its favor on its breach of contract claim. Id. at 390.
The supreme court held that even though the jury found the defendant breached the contract, the plaintiff could not recover attorney's fees under section 38.001(8) because it "failed to recover damages on its breach of contract claim." Id.