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Sovereign immunity denied to deputy in car crash case (access required)

Where plaintiff alleges she was injured in a chain reaction collision caused by defendant deputy’s negligence while driving to serve legal papers, defendant’s plea in bar based on sovereign immunity is denied. Defendant’s driving between locations to serve papers was a ministerial act and only incidental to the governmental duty being performed. Sovereign immunity does not ...