GONZALES v. SAN JOSE, H025030
San Jose Municipal Code section 14.16.2205, which makes owners of property abutting city owned sidewalks liable to those who are injured as a result of unsafe conditions on the sidewalks, is not preempted by state law, and is therefore constitutional.
- Decided 01/20/2005
- Published 01/20/2005
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- The Boccardo Law Firm, Richard Gregg, San Jose, for Plaintiff and Appellant Joanne D. Gonzales.
- For Appellees:
- Richard Doyle, City Attorney, George Rios, Assistant City Attorney, Robert Burchfiel, Sr. Deputy City Attorney, Margo Laskowska, Deputy City Attorney, for Defendant, Cross-Complainant and Appellant City of San Jose., Best Best & Krieger, Shawn D. Hagerty, San Diego, As Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant, Cross-Complainant and Appellant City of San Jose., Murchison & Cumming, Edmund G. Farrell, III, Susan M. Hilton, Los Angeles, for Defendant, Cross-Defendant and Respondent Charles Huang.