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City of Cloverdale v. Dept. of Transp., A115570

In plaintiff-city's cross-complaint for indemnity, damages, and declaratory relief related to a lawsuit by nearby property owners for flooding caused by drainage channel constructed by the defendant Department of Transportation, judgment for defendant is reversed on the indemnity causes of action but is otherwise affirmed where plaintiff city failed to exhaust an administrative remedy by which the relinquishment could have been challenged.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/29/2008
  • Published 08/29/2008




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Lepper & Harrington and Gary M. Lepper, Walnut Creek, for Cross-Complainant and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bruce A. Behrens, Sacramento, David Gossage and Lucille Y. Baca, San Francisco, for Cross-Defendant and Respondent.
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