Maine Revised Statutes

§8114. Judgment against governmental entity or employee; effect

1. Separate action against governmental employee.  Any judgment against a governmental entity shall constitute a complete bar to a separate action for damages by the claimant, by reason of the same subject matter, against any public employee whose act or omission gave rise to the claim.
[ 1977, c. 2, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Separate action against governmental entity.  Any judgment against any public employee whose act or omission gave rise to the claim shall constitute a complete bar to a separate action for injury by the claimant, by reason of the same subject matter, against a governmental entity.
[ 1977, c. 2, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Joinder.  Nothing contained in this section shall be construed as preventing the joinder of any governmental entity or employee of such governmental entity in the same action.
[ 1977, c. 2, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 2, §§2,5 (NEW). 1977, c. 591, §6 (AMD). 1979, c. 68, §5 (AMD).