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In the beging of the...
In the beging of the year, a woman lost her husband and her two sons, coming home from church by and illegal. There was a terrible car accident and all three of her family were killed. She went to sue the State and all I know was she could not. There was not alot of press on this. I had the article and I can't find it can you please help me? I do beleive the reason she could not sue it was because it was a sovernity state.
I have a personal reason for this informaton I could use some help.
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Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Legal
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The reason that the woman likely could not sue the state is because of the doctrine of sovereign immunity. Sovereign immunity is a judicial doctrine that prevents the government from being sued except in areas where it has granted its consent to suit

 

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX need to know where and when this happened. I am kinda of looking for more information than that. I already understand the answer you gave me. when, where this woman lost her whole family in 1 shot by someone who legally from my understanding does not belong here and has done this before.
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I have no way to research who the person was. This is a site for legal information
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