Unpublished Dispositionthomas W. Donelow and Deborah Donelow, His Wife, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. the City of Pontiac, a Michigan Municipal Corporation Andthe Police Department Thereof, Jointly Andseverally, Defendants-appellees, 933 F.2d 1008 (6th Cir. 1991)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit - 933 F.2d 1008 (6th Cir. 1991) May 28, 1991

Before KRUPANSKY and MILBURN, Circuit Judges, and CONTIE, Senior Circuit Judge.


The plaintiffs-appellants, Thomas W. Donelow and Deborah Donelow, his wife, have appealed from the dismissal by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan of this diversity personal injury action against the defendants-appellees, the City of Pontiac, Michigan and its Police Department. The district court concluded that, under Michigan law, the appellees were immune from this type of personal injury suit, and the cause of action was consequently barred.

Upon review of the appellants' assignments of error, the record in its entirety, the briefs of the parties and the arguments of counsel, this court concludes that the district court's judgment was not in error. See Reardon v. Department of Mental Health, 430 Mich. 398, 424 N.W.2d 248 (1988); Hall v. Detroit Bd. of Educ., 186 Mich.App. 469, 465 N.W.2d 12 (Mich.Ct.App.1990); Zielinski v. Szokola, 167 Mich.App. 611, 615, 423 N.W.2d 289, 292 (1988), lv. denied, 432 Mich. 859 (1989); Kuzinski v. Boretti, 182 Mich.App. 177, 451 N.W.2d 859 (1989); Ransburg v. Wayne County, 170 Mich.App. 358, 427 N.W.2d 906 (1988); Hampton v. Master Prods., Inc., 84 Mich.App. 767, 270 N.W.2d 514 (1978). Contra Henkey v. City of Grand Rapids, 185 Mich.App. 56, 460 N.W.2d 271 (1990).

Accordingly, the judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED.