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Tort/Negligence – Wrongful Death – Public Duty Doctrine (access required)

Strickland v. University of North Carolina at Wilmington A father’s claim for wrongful death after his son was killed while a warrant was being served is not barred by the public duty doctrine since a law enforcement officer’s duty to provide accurate information during a criminal investigation is not one that is owed to the public in general. We affirm the order of the Industrial Commission.

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