No Sovereign Immunity for State of Vermont Breach of Good Faith in EB-5 Scam Case
VT STRONG news Montpelier VT: VT Digger reports 10.04.2019 Vermont’s highest court has reversed a decision in an EB-5 investor lawsuit against the state commerce agency.
The state Supreme Court decision issued Friday allows investors to proceed with negligence, breach of contract, and breach of good faith claims against the state Agency of Commerce and Community Development for lax oversight of Jay Peak Resort projects.
“We affirm the dismissal of the negligence claims against the individually named defendants,” the justices ruled. “However, we conclude that plaintiffs have stated claims for negligence and negligent misrepresentation against ACCD and that the Vermont Tort Claims Act waives the State’s sovereign immunity with respect to these claims.”
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