Negligence Suit Can Continue Against County Jail, Appellate Court Holds

“Allowing the[c]ounty to forsake its duty because Mr. Batton acted in a manner that the jail was required to protect him from is ‘unsupportable from a policy perspective,'” the opinion said. “Anything short of requiring a jail to protect its inmates from a reasonably foreseeable self-injury would render a jail’s duty meaningless.”


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