Dangerous Conditions

Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress — Extreme or Outrageous Conduct

Wilson v. Southern California Edison (2nd Dist., February 9, 2015) 234 Cal.App.4th 123, 184 Cal.Rptr.3d 26. A woman filed a complaint for damages against Southern California Edison Company, contending that stray voltage generated by a neighboring substation owned by the utility entered into her home, causing her to sustain electrical shocks.  Asserting, inter alia, a…

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Public Entities: Recreational Trail Immunity

Montenegro v. City of Bradbury (2013) 215 Cal.App.4th 924, 155 Cal.Rptr.3d 732 A woman who sustained injuries after falling over a protruding tree trunk while walking along a pathway beside a roadway, filed suit against the city.  The plaintiff alleged that the exposed tree root and inadequate lighting created a dangerous condition of public property….

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