The Top 10. Top 10 Public Entity Liability Cases & Topics 2008-2009. Presenters. Judy L. McKelvey Daniel P. Barer Pollak , Vida & Fisher. Claims & Pleading. A woman falls into a persistent coma, allegedly due to public hospital’s malpractice.
Top 10 Public Entity Liability Cases & Topics 2008-2009
School security consultant writes letter to principal, from home, on own time, complaining about state of security.
Consultant alleges he was retaliated against for writing letter.
Parties dispute extent of consultant’s duties.
Can the school district obtain summary judgment on the ground that the consultant’s speech was within the scope of his work duties, and so not protected by the First Amendment?