Jones v. Sorenson, 25 Cal. App. 5th 933 (2018)

Homeowner Danita Sorenson hired a gardener (“Odette Miranda dba Designs by Leo”) to work on her property, and Miranda hired Mary E. Jones to help.  Jones was injured when she fell from a ladder while trimming a tree that was at least 15 feet tall.  Jones sued Sorenson, claiming the work required a license

Lobo v. Tamco, 178 Cal. Rptr. 3d 515 (Cal. Ct. App. 2014)

Deputy Daniel Lobo, a San Bernardino County deputy sheriff, was killed as a result of the allegedly negligent operation of a motor vehicle by Luis Del Rosario, who was leaving the premises of his employer (Tamco) to go home at the time of the collision. A jury returned a special verdict that