California Supreme Court Watch

May 15, 2024
Whitehead v. City of Oakland, S284303.

#24-81 Whitehead v. City of Oakland, S284303. (A164483; 99 Cal.App.5th 775; Alameda County Superior Court; RG18896233.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Does a liability release agreement between a bicyclist and the organizer of a recreational bicycle ride extend to the alleged negligent maintenance of a public road by a municipality named in the agreement but not a party to it?

Petition for review granted: 5/15/2024

Opening brief on the merits filed: 6/13/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.