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Officer Has Sovereign Immunity for Accident (access required)

The Charlottesville Circuit Court grants a plea of sovereign immunity to a police officer who was responding to another officer’s call for assistance in handling traffic after a two-vehicle collision on a dark, rainy night; defendant officer was engaged in a governmental function when he was attempting to position his vehicle to divert traffic. Officer Pleasants ...

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