Tag Archives: Proximate Cause

Merit Decision: No Police Liability for Injuries to Innocent Bystander During High Speed Chase of Fleeing Felon. Argabrite v. Neer.

“Ohio courts lack the authority to confer immunity based on a different standard than the General Assembly has implemented.”

Justice French, Majority opinion.

“Today’s majority ruling will have a chilling effect on policing and will aid criminals in their fight … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Police Officer Liability in Hot Pursuit Accidents. Pamela Argabrite v. Jim Neer et al.

Update: On December 27, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

“Aren’t you really asking this court to adopt an “extreme and outrageous” proximate cause standard which would … Continue reading

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