No. B277635.

19 Cal.App.5th 48 (2018)

227 Cal.Rptr.3d 734

NELS RASMUSSEN et al., Plaintiffs and Respondents, v. STEPHANIE LAZARUS, Defendant and Appellant.

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

January 8, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Law Offices of Overland & Overland, Mark E. Overland and Courtney Overland for Defendant and Appellant.

Taylor & Ring, John C. Taylor and Sonya Ostovar for Plaintiffs and Respondents.


This appeal presents a unique opportunity to apply plea of abatement and statute of limitations principles to a wrongful death lawsuit based on a cold case murder. Code of Civil Procedure section 340.3, subdivision (a) provides that "in any action for damages against a defendant based upon the defendant's commission...

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