Texas High Court To Hear Ford Venue Fight Over Mexico Crash

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Ford Motor Co.’s plea to vacate a lower court’s decision allowing a product liability and wrongful death suit stemming from a car accident in Mexico involving only Mexican residents to proceed in Texas court.

Ford maintains that Judge Rudy Delgado of the 93rd Judicial District Court of Hidalgo County circumvented the Texas forum non conveniens statute when he refused to dismiss the suit launched by Mexican citizens who were occupants of a Ford Explorer involved in a...
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