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Gu v. BMW, H027808

Defendant-car manufacturer owes no duty to plaintiff that would allow her to recover for emotional distress on the theory that she, as the owner of a vehicle involved in an accident, is the direct victim of defendant's alleged negligence.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/26/2005
  • Published 08/26/2005

Judges

  • BAMATTRE-MANOUKIAN, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Ronald H. Wecht, Khaldoun A. Baghdadi, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly, Wecht, Schoenberger, San Francisco, Ted W. Pelletier, Law Offices of Ted W. Pelletier, for Appellant Yan Gu.

  • For Appellees:
  • David S. Killoran, Carroll, Burdic & McDonough, LLP, San Francisco, for Respondent BMW of North America.
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