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Tort/Negligence – Va. Tort Claims Act – No Notice – Sovereign Immunity – Spreading Calcium Chloride – Governmental Function – Discretion (access required)

Where defendant-employee was acting within the scope of his employment for the Virginia Dept. of Transportation when spreading calcium chloride on a roadway for dust control purposes, which required the exercise of judgment and discretion, the individual defendant was protected by sovereign immunity; and plaintiff's claim for injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident on ...

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