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Regents of the University of California v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County
Citation:413 P.3d 656 (Cal. 2018)
Damon Thompson, a student at UCLA, was experiencing auditory hallucinations and began threatening to harm other students. UCLA (Defendant) provided Thompson with mental health counseling, but he nevertheless stabbed a fellow student, Katherine Rosen (Plaintiff), during their chemistry class. Plaintiff sued Defendant, arguing that they had negligently breached their duty to reasonably ensure her safety.
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