10th Circuit Panel Reverses Summary Judgment Ruling In State-Created Danger Suit

Mealey's (June 2, 2016, 2:09 PM EDT) -- DENVER — The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 31 said a federal district court erred by denying a 911 operator’s motion for summary judgment in a suit brought by the family of a man who was shot and killed after being told by the operator to return to an area where he was attacked (Estate of Jimma Pal Reat, et al. v. Juan Jesus Rodriguez, No. 15-1001, 10th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9788).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160608-008Z.)

The court said Jimma Pal...
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