Tag Archives: sovereign immunity

What’s On Their Minds: Liability of a School Bus Driver for Child Injured While Crossing the Street After the Bus Has Driven Away. Amber Sallee (A Minor) v. Stephanie Watts, et al.

Update: on April 23, 2015, this case was dismissed as improvidently accepted

“Assuring that the child crosses the roadway to the residence side is, in your view, the operation of a motor vehicle?” Justice O’Donnell to Amber Sallee’s counsel.

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Oral Argument Preview: Liability of a School Bus Driver for Child Injured While Crossing the Street After the Bus Has Driven Away. Amber Sallee (A Minor) v. Stephanie Watts, et al.

Update: on April 23, 2015, this case was dismissed as improvidently accepted.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On March 25, 2015 the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of Amber … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Are Violations of Departmental Polices or Traffic Laws Relevant to A Determination of Immunity for a City Employee? Burlingame v. Estate of Burlingame

Update: On December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court reversed the court of appeals decision in this case on the authority of Anderson v. Massillon. Read the analysis here.

On February 7, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: More on Defining Recklessness so as to Defeat Sovereign Immunity. Estate of Anderson v. City of Massillon.

Update: On December 6, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

On February 8, the Ohio Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case of Estate of Anderson v. … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Employer Intentional Torts and Sovereign Immunity. Sampson v. Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority.

Update: the merit decision in this case was handed down February 16, 2012. Read the analysis of that decision here.

 On September 20, the Ohio Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Sampson v. Cuyahoga … Continue reading

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