Maintenance Of A “Hiding Place” Where Special Needs Child Can Be Victimized Makes It Easier To Show Liability If An Assault Occu

On December 8, 2008, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, published its decision in Jennifer C. v. Los Angeles Unified School District (2008) 168 Cal.App.4th 1320 holding that maintenance of a “hiding place” where a special needs child could be victimized made the foreseeability of an assault easier to prove. The court reversed a decision by the superior court to dismiss the case against the district resulting from such an assault, and sent it back for the case to proceed to trial., search terms:, Jennifer c. v. Los Angeles Unified School District, hiding place, special needs, sexual assault, victimized, Thompson v. Sacramento Unified School District,