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Governor Wolf Vetoes Pandemic Liability Protections for Schools

December 3rd, 2020

Protecting these entities from a liability “in such a broad fashion”, Governor Wolf explained, “would only invite the potential for carelessness and disregard for public safety.”

New Case Brings Into Question Whether “State Created Danger” Liability Affects Districts

October 9th, 2020

While it is unknown if this language will be enough for the Third Circuit to consider limiting or reshaping the state-created doctrine, it is a step, and is not calling into question the scope and reach of the doctrine. Plaintiff’s attorneys may still very well transform an ordinary tort claim into a constitutional violation in order to attach liability onto school districts, in situations like school-related injuries or COVID-19 policies and protocols.