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Washington Legal Foundation Asks Texas Supreme Court to Put an End to Plaintiff's Premises-Liability Fishing Expedition

Aug 13, 2021 - Targeted News Service

(TNSPol) -- The Washington Legal Foundation issued the following news release on Aug. 13, 2021:

Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) today filed an amicus curiae brief urging the Texas Supreme Court to grant mandamus relief by directing the trial court to limit discovery to the threshold question of foreseeability in a major premises-liability case. WLF's brief was prepared with the generous pro bono assistance of Allyson N. Ho and Elizabeth Kiernan of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Dallas.

The case arises from one of the most horrific killing sprees in U.S. history. In August 2019, a lone gunman drove 600 miles and 11 hours to massacre 23 shoppers at a random Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. The victims' families naturally want someone to answer for that unspeakable crime; but this lawsuit unfortunately directs their sorrow and anger at the wrong ta...