Posts Tagged ‘Governmental and Proprietary Functions’

Governmental Immunity for Activities Designated by Statute as Governmental Functions?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

The doctrine of governmental immunity shields cities and counties from financial liability for tort claims arising from the performance of governmental functions. (A “tort” is wrongful conduct, such as negligence or assault, for which a victim may be able to recover money damages in a lawsuit.) When tort claims stem from proprietary functions, however, the […]