Attorney Richard Duquette has. shared great news for bicyclists about a recent appeals court case (Catherine Williams V. County of Sonoma) that widely affects ALL bicyclists in California with regard to “Assuming the Risks of Dangerous Roadway conditions“
There is good news for bicyclists!
The Williams v Sonoma Case shall remain published legal precedent!
Below, is the California Supreme Court Decision denying the County’s request to republish. The case is now closed and is now a legal precedent.
Richard Duquette explained,
I believe the practical effect of this publication victory is: Government entities clearly have a duty to safely maintain the roads and bicyclists do NOT assume the risk of dangerous road hazards created by Government neglect. This means no more frivolous Government entity defenses to Bicyclists who hit potholes, trenches or the like. This keeps the cost of litigation affordable if a bicyclist is so injured.
Duquette added, All Thanks to Charles Dell’Ario for his excellent Appellate skills!
See the official notice from the CA Supreme Court Below.
WILLIAMS v. COUNTY OF SONOMA
Case: S265723, Supreme Court of California
|Event Description:||Depublication request denied (case closed)|
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