DALLAS AREA RAPID TRANSIT v. WHITLEY, 02-0177
Sovereign immunity bars a suit against a transit authority for injuries inflicted by one bus passenger on another, where plaintiff's injuries did not arise from the operation or use of the bus.
- Argued 11/14/2002
- Decided 04/17/2003
- Published 04/17/2003
Chief Justice PHILLIPS delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice HECHT, Justice OWEN, Justice O'NEILL, Justice JEFFERSON, Justice SCHNEIDER, Justice SMITH, and Justice WAINWRIGHT joined.
Hyattye O. Simmons, Dallas, for Petitioner.
John P. Knouse, Law Office of Knouse & Knouse, Dallas, for Respondent.