Legal Articles, Government

Police Immunity Insufficient in Suit for Decedent's Drowning Death

Blog post about a police officer who could not claim governmental immunity protection in a drowning death case.

After Hours Access to Municipal Swimming Pool Preempts Immunity

Blog about a case where governmental immunity protection was denied for a town after a minor died in a municipal swimming pool after hours.

No Fault Found in City Reservoir Drowning

Blog post about municipal liability for citizens who drown in city reservoir.

Immunity Protects Town in Stepmother's Suit for Football Field Injury

Blog post about a woman who unsuccessfully sued the town of Tolland for an injury she sustained at the field while watching her child's football practice.

Connecticut Ignition Interlock Device Program and Driver’s License Reinstatement

Blog post explaining Connecticut laws on ignition lock devices and license reinstatement after you have received a DUI.

Town Not Liable for Child's Soccer Field Injuries

Blog post about a parent unsuccessfully suing the town of Greenwich over injuries sustained by her son while playing soccer at a public park.

School Suspends Student For Off Campus Drug Possession

Blog post about a student who was suspended from school after being arrested for possession of marijuana off-campus.

Town Granted Immunity in Cheerleading Fiasco

Blog post about a case where the doctrine of governmental immunity applied to protect a town from liability when a cheerleader was injured during practice.

School and Town Claim Immunity After Wife's Frozen Fall

Blog post about a woman who unsuccessfully tried suing the town of Westport and the board of education after she fell on ice in the parking lot because of governmental immunity.

Court Rejects Student's Claims of Selective Prosecution

Blog post about a student who claimed she was improperly expelled and selectively prosecuted.

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