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Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion

by Agati, Taryn


AC44732 - River Front Development, LLC v. New Haven Police Dept. ("In this negligence action arising out of a police pursuit, the plaintiffs, River Front Development, LLC, and Ferehteh Bekhrad, appeal from the judgment rendered by the trial court in favor of the defendants Officer Michael Criscuolo of the New Haven Police Department and the city of New Haven (city) on the basis of discretionary act immunity. On appeal, the plaintiffs claim that the court improperly concluded that qualified immunity barred the defendants from being held liable for the plaintiffs' alleged damages. We agree and, accordingly, reverse the judgment of the trial court with respect to the defendants.")