IMMUNITY - MINNESOTA

Jepsen as Trustee for Dean v. County of Pope

Supreme Court of Minnesota - November 10, 2021 - N.W.2d - 2021 WL 5227159

After child died of injuries from being thrown against a wall by father’s girlfriend, trustee for child’s heirs and next of kin brought wrongful death action against county and county social workers, alleging negligence in performing duties under Reporting of Maltreatment of Minors Act (RMMA).

The District Court granted county and social workers’ motion for summary judgment. Trustee appealed. The Court of Appeals affirmed. Review was granted.

The Supreme Court held that:



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