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.
- For Appellant:
- Hyattye O. Simmons, Dallas, for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- John P. Knouse, Law Office of Knouse & Knouse, Dallas, for Respondent.