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Driller Can't Dodge Suit Over Car Accident, Texas Justices Say

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 8:21 PM EDT) -- A split Texas Supreme Court on Friday revived claims brought by two workers injured in a car accident and family members of the two workers who died, holding that drilling services company Amerimex Drilling I Ltd. should face claims it is liable for injuries sustained in the crash during a ride to an offsite bunkhouse.

In a 6-2 decision, the majority of the state's high court reversed a trial court and lower appellate court's decision granting Amerimex summary judgment in the case. The workers had argued...
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