The Law at Work: Employee as a Good Samaritan

In this season of goodwill toward all comes a timely ruling addressing the scope of California’s Good Samaritan law, Health and Safety Code section 1799.102. In Valdez v. Costco Wholesale Corp., the California Court of Appeal concluded the Good Samaritan law protects an employee from liability for his good faith actions in intervening to stop a fistfight between two customers at his worksite.

Click here to read the full article written by SCMV Shareholder Dan Eaton and published in The San Diego Union-Tribune.

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December 5, 2022  |  Categories: News, Employment Law
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