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AGO Opinions with Topic: INJURED PRISONERS
AGO 1962 No. 110 >  April 5, 1962
COUNTIES - LIABILITY - INJURED PRISONERS - INSURANCE
COUNTIES ‑- LIABILITY ‑- INJURED PRISONERS ‑- INSURANCE (1) A county may be liable (a) for the cost of hospitalization and care of an injured county jail prisoner depending upon the prisoner's financial status; (b) for damages sustained by a county jail prisoner injured through negligent conduct attributable to the county. (2) Where there is a possible county liability, insurance may be purchased for the county by the board of county commissioners.
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