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No Sovereign Immunity for Water Authority (access required)

A plaintiff property owner who alleges damage from the partial collapse of a retaining wall after a sewer line burst on his property may sue the municipal water authority for damages; the Supreme Court of Virginia says maintenance and operation of a sanitary sewer line is a proprietary function and reverses the contrary decision of ...

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