Calif. Court: Premises Owner Has No Duty To Prevent Offsite, Secondhand Exposures

Calif. Court: Premises Owner Has No Duty To Prevent Offsite, Secondhand Exposures

LOS ANGELES - California law does not impose a duty on premises owners to protect employees from secondhand exposure occurring offsite, a state appeals court held Oct. 2 (Alberta Swanson, individually and as successor, etc. v. Simpson Timber Co., No. B244266, Calif. App., 2nd Dist.).

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