High Court To Decide If Limo Driver Has Tribal Immunity For Crash Claims
Mealey's (September 29, 2016, 11:16 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 29 granted certiorari to review a Connecticut Supreme Court finding that a limousine driver for an Indian casino is protected by the tribe’s sovereign immunity from a couple’s personal injury claims stemming from a car crash (Brian Lewis and Michelle Lewis v. William Clarke, No. 15-1500, U.S. Sup.).
The case involves a crash that happened Oct. 22, 2011, when Brian Lewis was driving south on Interstate 95 in Norwalk, Conn., with Michelle Lewis as his...