Ford Asks Texas Justices To Send Crash Suit To Mexico

Law360, Dallas (December 3, 2013, 8:48 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday asked the Texas Supreme Court to move a wrongful death suit stemming from a car crash out of state court and into Mexico, where the accident occurred, arguing the trial court had opened a loophole in a statute designed to limit foreign cases.

The company is seeking reversal of a trial judge’s decision to let the case move forward in Texas court, arguing the doctrine of forum non conveniens should be applied to let Ford defend the claims in a Mexican...
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