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FOR EDUCATION PURPOSED ONLY SCHULMAN v. County of Los Angeles Fire Dept./Paramedics February 7, 2006. Opposition to Motion of Defendant County of Los Angeles for Summary Judgment; Memorandum of Points and Authorities and Declarations in Support of Opposition à On the night of May 3, 2004, plaintiff Sarah Schulman, a 22 year-old student at Pepperdine […]

To Stage or Not to Stage?


FOR EDUCATION PURPOSES ONLY Wright v. City of Los Angeles (1990) 219 Cal. App. 3d 318 [268 Cal. Rptr. 309] [No. B014233. Court of Appeals of California, Second Appellate District, Division One. Mar 30, 1990.] JERRY EUGENE WRIGHT, SR., et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. CITY OF LOS ANGELES et al., Defendants and Appellants (Superior […]

Lazy is as Lazy Does


For Educational Purposes Only Hackman v. American Medical Response April 16, 2004 APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of San Diego County, Wayne L. Peterson, Judge. Reversed. Defendants Robert Odom and Lurelle Robbins, paramedics employed by defendant American Medical Response (collectively defendants), were dispatched to the scene of an accident involving a car […]