A distinguished California family medicine physician is suing one of the largest health maintenance organizations in the country for retaliation and wrongful termination
Objective reasonableness means that an officer may use deadly force when he or she has the objective and reasonable belief that his or her life or the lives of others is in danger of death or physical harm.
According to Michael Alder, Howell v. Hamilton was “a bomb that went off. It changed the landscape of personal injury cases in California. You can’t overstate the effect it had on personal injury cases in the state.”