Does a Company Have a General Duty to the Public for the Actions of Third Party Users of Its Products?

A California Appeals Court answered this question in the affirmative in certain circumstances, overturning a demurrer previously sustained by the Superior Court. The case involves Bird Rides, Inc., an electric motorized scooter rental business, who obtained a permit with the City of Los Angeles that allowed them to deploy a fleet of dock-less scooters throughout the City….
By: Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP
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