JENELL CONTRERAS, ET AL. VS JON PEARSON, ET AL.

Case No.: 20STCV09705    

DEMURRER IS SUSTAINED WITH LEAVE; MOTION TO STRIKE IS MOOT.

Background

On March 10, 2020, Plaintiffs Jada Vaughn (“Jada”), a minor, by and through her Guardian ad Litem Jenell Contreras; and Jenell Contreras (“Ms. Contreras”) (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), filed the instant action against Defendants Torrance Unified School District; Jon Pearson; Ben Egan; Chris Sheck; Sue Key; Andrew McCarty; and Does 1 through 50 (“Defendants”). The Complaint asserts causes of action for:

Negligence;

Violation of Unruh Civil Rights Act (pursuant to Civil Code §§ 51 et seq.); and

Violation of Bane Act (pursuant to Civil Code §§ 52 et seq.).

Defendants demur to the first, second, and third causes of action in the Complaint and move to strike allegations in the Complaint related to duties under Education Code sections 32228, 32228.1, and 35294.10-15; common law duties listed in paragraph 32 of the Complaint; exemplar........