Claim Against City of Newark Due to Failure to Provide Police Protection Barred by Immunity under Tort Claims Act

By: Jack Hagerty, Law Clerk On August 4, 2012, plaintiff, Patricia Ruff, was walking with her daughter and grandchildren to a reunion hosted by Hayes Home Family Organization (Hayes) at the West Kinney Vocational High School playground in Newark, New Jersey, when disaster struck. Plaintiff was shot by an unknown assailant. Plaintiff later sued Newark […]

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