Local Government Law Bulletin #134

Trying to Recover Public Costs Incurred in Dealing with Man-Made Disasters: The Free Public Services Doctrine

Thursday, August 1, 2013

This bulletin analyzes the free public services doctrine that denies recovery against a tortfeasor by a governmental agency that has incurred costs in remedying the public health or public safety hazards caused by the tortfeasor's negligence.

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