WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in an unusual tort case against the government, in which the government agreed that it was liable.
But the Court still considered both sides of the argument over whether prison guards are immune from intentional tort liability.
WASHINGTON – Attempts to sort out the meaning of a confusing and oddly worded statute to determine whether a Navy surgeon is immune from liability for allegedly performing eye surgery without obtaining consent left the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court bleary-eyed.
An Oklahoma power plant worker has overcome the typically insurmountable hurdle of workers’ comp exclusivity, getting the green light to pursue an intentional tort claim against his employer for exposure to toxic fly ash.
The charitable immunity doctrine doesn’t bar an intentional tort suit against a church leader relating to the sexual abuse of a child by a priest, the Maine’s highest court has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.