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EWING v. NORTHRIDGE HOSP. MED. CTR., B166525

In a suit alleging failure of a duty to warn, the trial court improperly granted defendant's motion for nonsuit where the record contains sufficient facts from which the jury could infer that a psychotherapist actually believed or predicted that his patient would fulfill his threat to kill.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/27/2004
  • Published 07/27/2004

Judges

  • BOLAND, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Stark, Rasak & Clarke and Edmund W. Clarke, Jr., Torrance, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Fonda & Fraser, Sandra F. Winter and Kristen J. Heim for Defendant and Respondent.
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