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Margaret W. v. Kelley R., A110054

In a tort suit brought by a victim of a rape which occurred after plaintiff went to a sleepover at a friend's house, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where defendant, the mother of plaintiff's sleepover host, did not owe plaintiff a duty to prevent the criminal conduct that occurred under the circumstances of the case.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/05/2006
  • Published 05/05/2006


  • BUSCH, J.*


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • J. FrankGeorge Law, Offices of J. Frank George, APC, San Rafael, Daniel Upham Smith Law Office of Daniel U. Smith, Kentfield, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Seth J. Schwartz, Gary A. Watt, McNamara, Dodge, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Pfalzer & Borges, LLP, Walnut Creek, for Defendant and Respondent.
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