Sovereign Immunity

Recent Posts in Sovereign Immunity Category

  • Police Shoot Innocent Bystanders When They Mistake Them For Suspect

    || 17-Feb-2014

    Police Chief Charlie Beck of the LAPD ultimately decided that 8 officers had violated the department's policy for use of deadly force in an incident that occurred in February 2013. Police officers were on a man hunt for former officer, Christopher Dorner, who had been suspected of killing several people while seeking revenge against the LAPD for terminating him. The suspect had been reported ...
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  • Sriracha Sauce company closed for a period of tie over lawsuit in California.

    || 25-Nov-2013

    On November 4, 2013 a small community located to the east of LA filed a lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods, better known as the makers of the ever-so-popular hot sauce, Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce. The city filed this lawsuit in an attempt to limit the strong odor of the jalapeno crushing done to make the sauce. Some residents state that the odor is so strong that it causes irritation to the eyes and ...
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  • LA Police Break Person's Face When He Rode His Skateboard on the wrong Side of the Street

    || 7-Sep-2012

    The LA police witnessed an incredibly serious crime recently, which surely justified their breaking the offender's nose and cheekbone. What did the offender do, justifying such extreme force and brutality? He was riding his skateboard on the wrong side of the street! The offender, who got beat up by the police was 20 year old Ronald Weekly. He is a college sophomore at Xavier. Ron told ...
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  • Missouri government entity premises liability

    || 13-Nov-2011

    Under Missouri tort law, government entities have sovereign immunity from lawsuits except for certain exceptions and the MO personal injury damages are capped per Missouri statute. In order to sue a government entity in Missouri for injury or death in premise cases, the personal injury attorney, on behalf of the injured victim, must prove the dangerous condition exception to sovereign immunity. ...
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  • General Rules of MO Sovereign Immunity

    || 15-Sep-2011

    Under Missouri tort law, government entities have sovereign immunity from lawsuits except for certain exceptions and the MO personal injury damages are capped per Missouri statute. In order to sue a government entity in Missouri for injury or death in premise cases, the personal injury attorney, on behalf of the injured victim, must prove the dangerous condition exception to sovereign immunity. ...
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  • Missouri Soveriegn Immunity--a new loophole on caps?

    || 14-Sep-2011

    Under Missouri personal injury law, government and public entities are immune from certain causes of action, however, if a dangerous condition exists on the property then the government or public entity is liable. Even when they are liable, Missouri law affords a limit on the amount an injured person can recover from these entities, basically, $300,000 per injured person, adjusted for inflation. ...
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