Monthly Archives: August 2015

Rick Strickland and Paul Scott obtain significant ruling for county and “official capacity” defendants, overruling 17 years of case law

Since 1998, the Georgia Court of Appeals has conflated the sovereign and official immunity analysis in the context of medical-care claims, and has held that “because medical care is a fundamental right and is not discretionary in requiring medical care,”

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