No. B241998.

219 Cal.App.4th 914 (2013)

162 Cal. Rptr. 3d 219

MARK C. MORENO, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ROWELL SAN-LUIS QUEMUEL, Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Two.

September 17, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris Hoffman & Harrison, Vincent James DeSimone , Michael D. Seplow and Erin M. Pulaski for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Collins Collins Muir + Stewart , Melinda W. Ebelhar and Catherine M. Mathers for Defendant and Respondent.



We hold that when a peace officer opens his or her door as a precursor to exiting a patrol car and making contact with a motorist during a traffic stop, the peace officer is in "immediate pursuit of an actual or suspected violator of the law" for purposes of the immunity set forth in Vehicle Code section 17004.1 In that...

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