TITLE

Duty debate marches on

AUTHOR(S)
Brannigan, Vincent
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2003, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines two elements of negligence that have relevance to U.S. fire departments considering government liability issues. Case of Wallace v. Ohio Department of Commerce, Div. of State Fire Marshall, in which the court wrestled with the public-duty doctrine that defines the scope of government liability for a negligent inspection; Public duty rules governing fire fighters.
ACCESSION #
11473333

 

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