Posts Tagged ‘punitive damages’

Public Official Immunity for Intentional Torts? The Split Continues

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Elected officials, law enforcement officers, tax collectors, zoning inspectors and other public officials sometimes face lawsuits over decisions they have made or actions they have taken. To prevent the fear of lawsuits from unduly influencing the judgment of public officials, the law extends personal liability protection to them in the form of public official immunity […]