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California Supreme Court: Summary Judgment Improper In Section 835 Case

(August 18, 2015, 9:23 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Section 835 of the Government Claims Act does not require a plaintiff to demonstrate that an allegedly dangerous condition caused third-party conduct that gave rise to an accident that resulted in injury, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled Aug. 13 (Antonio Cordova, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, No. S208130, Calif. Sup.; 2015 Cal. LEXIS 5406).

(Decision available. Document #77-150826-004Z.)

In siding with plaintiffs Antonio and Janis Cordova — whose children Cristyn, Toni and Andrew were killed in a fiery car crash...
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