Ohio Panel Finds City Immune In Wrongful Death Suit Over Pedestrian Accident
(November 10, 2015, 11:37 AM EST) -- CANTON, Ohio — A trial court correctly granted a city’s dismissal motion in a wrongful death suit over a pedestrian’s death in an auto accident, an Ohio appeals panel ruled Nov. 4, finding that the city was immune under state law (Joshua Shawn Hadley, Administrator of the Estate of Suzanne Beth Claftin, Deceased v. Marshall D. Figley, et al., No. 15-COA-001, Ohio App., 5th Dist.; 2015 Ohio App. LEXIS 4475).
(Opinion available. Document #77-151111-016Z.)
On Dec. 21, 2009, pedestrian Suzanne Claftin was killed when...