No. B283420.

24 Cal.App.5th 395 (2018)

JOSHUA SHIVER, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. CHARLES EDWARD LARAMEE et al., Defendants and Respondents.

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

June 12, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Law Offices of Erik Harper and Erik Harper for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, Steven R. Parminter and Min K. Kim for Defendants and Respondents.


The sudden emergency doctrine, also known as the imminent peril doctrine, shields a defendant from liability in a negligence action. The rule is aptly restated in jury instruction CACI No. 452. Here we have the rare case when the rule applies at...

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