Rape by Private Probation Officer Not Foreseeable by County That Failed to Insure Proper Licensure, Per Easter Section

CANDACE YOUNG v. WASHINGTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys:

Tony Seaton and Robert Bales, Johnson City, Tennessee, for the appellant, Candace Young.

John Rambo, Jonesborough, Tennessee, for the appellee, Washington County, Tennessee.

Judge: MCCLARTY

The plaintiff, a probationer, charged Washington County with negligent oversight and supervision, after she was sexually assaulted and raped by a private entity’s probation officer. The trial court ruled in favor of the county, and the plaintiff appeals. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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