Tort/Negligence – Wrongful Death – Civil Rights – Taser – Prisons & JailsCobbs v. County of Guilford Plaintiff alleges that her decedent, a jail inmate, was unarmed, had been tasered once, was “handcuffed behind his back, after which time he was restrained and then tasered in the back,” and “died as a result of an application of restraint….” Plaintiff states a wrongful death claim, notwithstanding the public officer immunity doctrine.
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Published: August 20, 2012
Time posted: 2:05 pm
Tags: Civil Rights, Prisons & Jails, Taser, Tort/Negligence, Wrongful Death