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Separate firings, separate claims (access required)

Town manager also found to be final policy maker

With few exceptions, municipalities enjoy governmental immunity from common-law tort claims that arise out of their performance of governmental functions. But the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held recently that the town of Mocksville, North Carolina, is liable for the improper firing of three police officers, and that its per-claim insurance limit applies to each ...

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