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Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation v. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Company, Inc., 236765

Affirming that when a third party sues an employer for the negligent hiring, retention, and supervision of an employee who intentionally injured a third party this can count as an occurrence under the employer's commercial general liability policy because the injury can be considered accidental in a suit involving an assistant superintendent to a middle school construction project that was accused of sexually abusing a 13 year old student.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/06/04




  • Supreme Court of California