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MA v. CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, A092105

The qualified immunity provided by Government Code Section 820.2 does not extend to 911 dispatchers, and thus the tort duty owed by government dispatchers to callers is that of ordinary due care.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/23/2002
  • Published 01/23/2002

Judges

  • RUVOLO, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Baughman & Wang, David E. Russo, San Francisco, for Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Louise H. Renne, San Francisco City Attorney, Joanne Hoeper, Chief Trial Deputy, Ellen M. Forman, Chief Appellate Attorney, Cheryl Adams, Deputy City Attorney, for Respondent.
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