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Officers immune from damages bystander suffered during high-speed chase
Dan Trevas, Supreme Court of Ohio
The Ohio Supreme Court rejected the position that a police officer’s conduct must be “extreme and outrageous” to be held civilly liable for damages caused during high-speed pursuits, but still granted immunity to officers who participated in a 2011 Montgomery County chase that severely injured a bystander.
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Date Published: January 12, 2017