NC court rules magistrate can be sued for damages over misdirected commitment paperwork

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press A man who was shot by his adult nephew with a crossbow and paralyzed can sue a magistrate for damages over allegations that misdirected paperwork delayed his relative’s psychiatric commitment, a North Carolina appeals court ruled Tuesday. The state Court of Appeals upheld a trial court ruling that found … Continue reading NC court rules magistrate can be sued for damages over misdirected commitment paperwork