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CALIFORNIA COURT OF APPEAL
Civil Procedure
A child's non-biological parent can be a presumed parent, and the child's right to sue for the wrongful death of a presumed parent is not defeated by the absence of a biological connection between the parent and child.

A.G. v. County of Los Angeles - filed Oct. 1, 2018, publication ordered Oct. 18, 2018, Second District, Div. Seven
Cite as 2018 S.O.S. 5064
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Torts
CACI No. 1009B is an accurate statement of the law regarding the retained control exception to Privette and its progeny, including the requirement in Hooker that to be liable under this exception, a defendant must have affirmatively contributed to a plaintiff's injury.

Sandoval v. Qualcomm Incorporated - filed Oct. 19, 2018, Fourth District, Div. One
Cite as 2018 S.O.S. 5068
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