Document, Approve and File… or Else: Design Immunity Defense for Public EntitiesPDF
Bill Adams’s article, “Document, Approve and File… or Else: Design Immunity Defense for Public Entities,” was published on PublicCEO on May 13, 2014.
From the article...
"The most common statutory defense available to a California public entity in a road design case is Government Code § 830.6, which provides a public entity immunity against claims arising out of design defects. The April 2014 decision by the Second District of the California Court of Appeal, however, highlights the need for public entities to conduct due diligence before asserting this defense."