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California Panel Affirms Judgment For Property Owners In Horse-Trampling Suit

(October 20, 2016, 2:59 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Civil Code Section 846(c) shields landowners from liability where “recreational users of their land cause injury  to persons outside the premises who are uninvolved in the recreational use of the land, even where the plaintiffs also allege that the landowners’ neglect of their own property-based duties contributed to the injury,” a California appellate panel ruled Oct. 13 in what it called a case of first impression (Yan Wang, et al. v. Gregory Nibbelink, et al., No. C073871, Calif. App., 3rd Dist.; 2016...
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