California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 28, 2018
#18-113 Gund v. County of Trinity, S249792. (C076828; 24 Cal.App.5th 185; Trinity County Superior Court; 11CV080.)

#18-113 Gund v. County of Trinity, S249792. (C076828; 24 Cal.App.5th 185; Trinity County Superior Court; 11CV080.) Review ordered on the court’s own motion after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Were plaintiffs engaged in active law enforcement and limited to workers’ compensation for their injuries (Lab. Code, § 3366) when a deputy sheriff asked them to check on a neighbor who made a 911 call and the officer allegedly misrepresented the potential danger of the situation?

Review granted: 08/22/2018

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