Larson Vs. Freedline

Case No.: 30-2020-01127166    

1. Demurrer to Cross-Complaint 2. Motion to Strike 3. Special Motion to Strike (SLAPP)
Moving Party: Cross-Defendants Gregory Larson and Handy Randy Responding Party: None (would be Cross-Complainants Gary Freedline, Kyle Freedline-Scovis, and Justin Freedline through GAL Gary Freedline.
Ruling Motion 1) Cross-Defendants’ Demurrer to the Cross-Complaint of Cross-Complainants Gary Freedline, Kyle Freedline-Scovis, and Justin Freedline is OVERRULED in part, SUSTAINED in part with leave to amend, and SUSTAINED in part without leave to amend. (Code Civ. Proc., § 430.10(e).)
The demurrers to all causes of action are sustained as to Cross-Defendant Handy Randy. The Cross-Complaint fails to allege facts showing that entity Cross-Defendant Handy Randy may be held liable for the torts of its alleged agent Cross-Defendant Gregory Larson. A principal may be held liable for the torts of its agent or ostensible agent falling within the scope of their agency. (Lisa M. v. H........