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42 U.S.C. § 1983 DELIBERATE-INDIFFERENCE / STATE-AGENT / STATE SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY - JOHNSON V. DUNN

Johnson v. Dunn, [Ms. 2150040, Aug. 26, 2016] __ So.3d __ (Ala. Civ. App. 2016).On application for rehearing, the Court of Civil Appeals notes that state-agent immunity and state sovereign immunity are not available as defenses to a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 deliberate-indifference claim. See Ms. *7-8, citing King v. Correctional Med. Servs., Inc., 919 So.2d 1186, 1191 (Ala. Civ. App. 2005) ("Section 14 [sovereign] immunity and State-agent immunity have no applicability to federal-law claims.").

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