Merced Irrigation District v. Super. Ct.

(California Court of Appeal) – In a writ proceeding to challenge the trial court’s conclusion that plaintiff was not a ‘municipal corporation’ for purpose of Public Utilities Code section 10251, which authorizes municipal corporations to recover all damages from any person who injures any facility or equipment of the municipal corporation through want of care, the petition is denied where the term ‘municipal corporation’ used in section 10251 does not include irrigation districts.