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New Appleman on Insurance Law: William Beck, Ian Hale, Sarah Millin and Jennifer McAdam on Law Enforcement Liability Insurance

5/27/2011

Insurance law as it relates to most areas of law enforcement liability is developed enough to understand the risks that are covered under any given policy. This law developed in a very traditional sense, in the context of cases seeking a remedy for very specific and readily identifiable injuries arising from single or linear acts and events. Innocence cases break from the law enforcement liability paradigm, presenting themselves as a fusion of traditional tort claims and state and federal civil rights claims, often asserted against numerous defendants and alleging multiple injuries from discrete and successive acts occurring over decades. Read more...