More Than Testimony Is Needed to Establish an Emergency Call for Immunity Purposes

Robinson v. Cleveland, 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 112798, 2024-Ohio-969 – A Cleveland police officer was stopped at a stop light. Without turning on his lights and sirens, he checked for oncoming traffic and advanced through the intersection. The officer did not see the plaintiff’s vehicle and collided with it, causing injury. The officer testified that he was responding to an accident scene and, thus, argued that he was engaged in an emergency call, which may have restored the City’s immunity….
By: Marshall Dennehey
Previous Story

Where to Draw the Line: Superseding Causes and Duty

Next Story

Best Practices for Apps & Websites to Avoid Claims Under the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA)