University not liable when fans tear down goal posts

November 17, 2014

  • 141E Education
  • 141EVI Colleges and Universities
  • 141EVI(K) Students
  • 141Ek1205 Injuries to and Liability Therefor
  • 141Ek1208 Athletics and physical education

11-17-14University and state university system were immune from liability for alleged breach of ministerial duty to control crowd at football game, where football game attendee was injured after crowd rushed field and tore down goal posts.

University of Texas at El Paso v. Moreno, 172 S.W.3d 281, (Tex.App. -El Paso, 2005)