Liability

COUNTY LIABLE FOR NOT CONDUCTING SEARCH AND RESCUE

Under the “Good Samaritan” rule, a person who has not created…

Deck Structural Failure: A Pain In The Neck - Literally and Figuratively

On July 17, 1981 a group of 1,600 people gathered to watch and…

Dangerous Conditions of Public Property Law vs. Trail Immunity Law

Today we have a fun case to discuss. It involves two seemingly…

Tree Cutter Pays Treble Damages

Overview:  In Salazar v. Ross Matejcek the Court of Appeal threw…

Car Passenger Liable for Shouting "Go Faster"

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Overview:  Navarete v Meyer is a fascinating new Court of Appeal…

Parent's Liability for Children's Acts

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Overview:  Jim Porter's Law Review discusses parent's liability…

Ambulance Declines to Transport Stroke Patient to Hospital

Overview:  In Harb v City of Bakersfield, the Court of Appeal…

Sister Sues for Brother's Scuba Diving Accident and Death

Overview: California case law has developed a legal remedy known…

Swat Team Destroys House with Tear Gas -- "My Bad"

Overview:  If the police come looking for a felon and throw…