No. S146114.

64 Cal.Rptr.3d 803 (2007)

42 Cal.4th 482

165 P.3d 581

Johnny SHIN, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. Jack AHN, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

August 30, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Barry Bartholomew & Associates, Michael Maguire & Associates and Kathryn Albarian, Glendale, for Defendant and Appellant.

Horvitz & Levy, Barry R. Levy, Mitchell C. Tilner and Jeremy B. Rosen, Encino, for Association of California Insurance Companies, Farmers Insurance Exchange, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies and Personal Insurance Federation of California as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.

Fred J. Hiestand, Sacramento, for The Civil Justice Association of California as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.

Duane Morris, John E. Gagan, Jill Haley Penwarden, Michael L. Reitzell and Paul J. Killion, San Francisco, for California Ski Industry Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.

Knickerbocker Law Corporation, Richard L. Knickerbocker, Santa Monica, Gregory G. Yacoubian; and Michael H. Silvers, San Bernardino, for Plaintiff and Respondent.

Law Office of Daniel U. Smith and Daniel U. Smith, Kentfield, for Consumer Attorneys of California as Amicus Curiae.


In Knight v. Jewett (1992) 3 Cal.4th 296, 11 Cal.Rptr.2d 2, 834 P.2d 696 (Knight), we considered the duty of care that should govern the liability of sports participants. We recognized that careless conduct by coparticipants is an inherent risk in many sports, and that holding...

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