Justices Probe Tribal Immunity In Mohegan Limo Crash Suit

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 9:43 PM EST) -- Several justices of the U.S. Supreme Court showed concern on Monday about how much protection against litigation can be claimed by tribes and their employees, as the justices weigh whether the driver of a Mohegan Tribe-owned limousine must face a tort suit over an off-reservation car accident.

Connecticut couple Brian and Michelle Lewis are asking the high court to reverse the Connecticut Supreme Court’s March decision that Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority employee William Clarke is immune to claims over injuries they sustained after his limo pushed...
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