California Supreme Court Watch

Nov 23, 2021
Rodas v. Department of Transportation, S270762.

#21-539 Rodas v. Department of Transportation, S270762. (D078581, D078583; nonpublished opinion; Santa Clara County Superior Court; CV267867.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Tansavatdi v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, S267453 (#21-185), which presents the following issue: Can a public entity be held liable under Government Code section 830.8 for failure to warn of an allegedly dangerous design of public property if the design itself is entitled to immunity under Government Code section 830.6?

Review granted; briefing deferred: 11/23/2021

Transferred to CA 4/1 after hold: 8/09/2023

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.