PEOPLE v. MCELROY, G028063
Police department officers in an unmarked vehicle were "jointly engaged" with California Highway Patrol in a pursuit (though not a formally coordinated effort), and are shielded from liability arising from a car accident under the "firefighter's rule" from Calatayud v. State of California, 18 Cal. 4th 1057.
- Decided 06/28/2002
- Published 07/25/2002
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Law Offices of William T. Hays, Jr. and William T. Hays, Jr., Mission Viejo, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Pamela Smith Steward, Chief Assistant Attorney General, James Schiavenza, Assistant Attorney General, Richard Rojo and Daniel L. Helfat, Deputy Attorneys General, for Defendants and Respondents.