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.
- Decided 07/27/2004
- Published 07/27/2004
- California Court of Appeal
- 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.