YAMAGUCHI v. HARNSMUT, A095590
Where defendants were held vicariously liable for injuries suffered by a police officer at the hands of their employee, the court erred in not submitting the issue of respondeat superior to the jury because the employee's conduct was not within the scope of his employment.
- Decided 02/21/2003
- Published 02/21/2003
California Court of Appeal
Haight, Brown & Bonesteel, Rita Gunasekaran, Santa Monica, Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, Timothy J. Halloran, Christine A. Huntoon, Scott L. Johnson, San Francisco, for Defendants and Appellants., Bennett & Yee, William M. Bennett, Gwendolyn K. Yee, San Francisco, for Plaintiffs and Respondents.