05/15/2019

Great Run of Success in Municipal Liability Cases

Moulton Bellingham has had a run of highly successful results in municipal liability cases in the spring of 2019. Gerry Fagan and Adam Warren won summary judgment in federal court to dismiss all direct liability claims asserted against the City of Billings and the Chief of Police in an officer-involved fatal shooting case. Gerry Fagan and Adam Warren obtained summary judgment on all claims against the City of Billings in a case involving the release of over 700,000 gallons of water from a water reservoir in Billings. Adam Tunning obtained a decision from the Ninth Circuit affirming summary judgment granted to the City of Columbus in a sexual harassment suit involving a former police officer. And the Montana Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment to the City of Miles City in an employment and discrimination case brought by a former police dispatcher.

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