Section 45-17-90.10


Published: 2015

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Section 45-17-90.10

Section 45-17-90.10Power to sue and be sued; recovery of damages.

(a) The authority may institute and defend legal proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction and proper venue. The authority may be sued only in the Circuit Court of Colbert County or Lauderdale County, Alabama. The officers, directors, agents, employees, and members of the authority may not be sued for their actions on behalf of the authority except for actions that are known by persons to be unlawful or performed with reckless disregard for the lawfulness of such actions.



(b) The recovery of damages under any judgment against the authority shall be limited to one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) for bodily injury or death for one person in any single occurrence. Recovery of damages under any judgment against the authority shall be limited to three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) in the aggregate, where more than two persons have claims or judgments on account of a bodily injury or death arising out of any single occurrence. Recovery of damages under judgments against the authority shall be limited to one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) for the damage or loss of property arising out of any single occurrence.

(Act 95-512, p. 1022, §1.)