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City Can't Ax Neighboring Town's Walmart Contract Suit

Law360 (August 10, 2018, 7:54 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court has upheld a trial court's ruling that the city of Westworth Village cannot claim immunity in a lawsuit brought by neighboring town White Settlement in a dispute over a contract to build a Walmart and Sam's Club that straddled the border between the municipalities.

In the ruling issued Thursday, a three-judge panel for the Second Court of Appeals found that immunity from the lawsuit does not apply because Westworth Village's entering into the contract was a “discretionary” choice, rather than something it did as a...
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