Appeals Court: MARIANNE BAPTISTE v. EXEC. OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

KeywordsConstitutional Law. Civil Rights, Supervisory liability, Immunity of public official. Massachusetts Tort Claims Act. Governmental Immunity. Commonwealth, Claim against, Liability for tort. Department of Youth Services

On February 28, 2020, the Appeals Court upheld the dismissal of a suit raising issues of supervisory liability, deliberate indifference, and negligence/public duty rule.  The suit involved various claims against two state agencies and certain employees.

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