Texas Supreme Court Ditches Long-Standing Precedent to Hold Conspiracy Is a Derivative Claim Governed by the Statute of Limitations for the Underlying Tort
Published April 10, 2019
Dirty Harry Callahan once warned, “A man’s got to know his limitations.” Last Friday, the Supreme Court of Texas helped us out on that front.
In Agar v. Electro Circuits Int’l, No. 17-0630, 2019 WL 1495211 (Tex., April 5, 2019), the Supreme Court of Texas conclusively established how limitations will operate with respect to civil conspiracy claims here in Texas, and in the process rejected decades of precedent on the subject from the state’s intermediate courts of appeals.
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