Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two holds that A.R.S. § 12-820.05(B) immunizes a public entity for losses caused by an employee’s criminal acts so long as the public entity lacks actual knowledge of the employee’s propensity for such conduct, even when the plaintiff claims that the public entity itself was negligent for hiring an employee with past misconduct.
Yearly Archives: 2015
Merkens v. Federal Insurance Co. – 5/21/2015
June 5, 2015
Arizona Court of Appeals Division One holds that failure to challenge denial of workers’ compensation benefits through Industrial Commission bars recovery of unpaid benefits in bad faith action against workers’ compensation insurer.
Cemex Construction Materials South, LLC v. Falcone Brothers & Associates, Inc. – 4/30/2015
May 28, 2015
Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two holds that all notices under the Little Miller Act must be sent by registered or certified mail.
Glazer v. State of Arizona – 5/8/2015
May 26, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court holds that A.R.S. § 12-820.03 provides an affirmative defense to the State for injuries arising out of roadway designs that meet current standards when first designed even when material changes to travel over roadways have rendered the original roadway designs substandard.
SPQR Venture, Inc. v. Robertson – 5/12/2015
May 26, 2015
Arizona Court of Appeals Division One holds that (1) a creditor cannot collect the value of a debtor spouse’s purely nonfinancial contributions to a marital community from the community property earnings of the non-debtor spouse, and that (2) the transfers of a non-debtor spouse do not violate the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act.
Guerra v. State – 5/8/2015
May 18, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court holds that law enforcement officers do not assume a legal duty when undertaking to provide next-of-kin notifications.