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COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES v. SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY (CRYSTAL B.), B137358

Under the California Tort Claims Act, Gov. Code 810 et seq., appointment of an independent counsel to act on a minors' behalf by pursuing all potential tort claims against third parties does not qualify as a guardian ad litem for statute of limitations purposes.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/29/2001
  • Published 08/29/2001

Judges

  • CROSKEY, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  John J. Collins, Pasadena, Michael M. Bergfeld, Los Angeles, and Tomas A. Guterres, Pasadena, Collins, Collins, Muir & Traver, LLP for Petitioner County of Los Angeles., Linda Wallace Pate, Pate & Pate for Real Parties in Interest Crystal B., Steven G., and Anita G.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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