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  • McNichols v. Rennicker, (Ohio 2002)

    Civil Assault & battery.

  • Huskins v. Huskins, (Ohio 2011)

    Civil assault vs. civil battery; Court allowed amendment of answer to allege self-defense based on agreement at status conference; Judgment for defendant on plaintiff’s false arrest claim; Manifest weight.

  • Taser Lawsuit Ends with $50,000 Award ; Man Was Struck in 2009 Traffic Stop.

    A man tased after a traffic stop in February 2009 was awarded $50,000 last week through a civil lawsuit against two Columbia police officers. The case was dismissed with prejudice in Missouri's Western District U.S. Court through mediation, with each party ordered to bear its own fees and court costs. The suit alleged violations of civil rights, negligence, assault and battery.

  • Family Gets $200k Settlement After Abuse Claim Against West Covina Police

    WEST COVINA >> City officials settled for $200,000 with a man and his elderly aunt who accused officers of beating and shocking the pair in the living room of their home. The settlement came after an attorney for the residents lodged a civil suit against the city and the department for "civil rights violations, including assault and battery, unlawful search and seizure, and...

  • Mason v. Pawlowski, (Ohio 2011)

    In a civil assault and battery case, opinion testimony by a police officer regarding an issue of fact was not prejudicial where the defendant made an admission to the officer corroborating the officer’s opinion testimony; testimony by the plaintiff regarding a diagnosis of a concussion was not prejudicial where the jury heard testimony of an alternate injury sustained by plaintiff.

  • Couple Sue Southaven Over Probe -- During Burglary Investigation

    A Southaven couple have filed a federal lawsuit accusing the city and Southaven police officers of violating their constitutional rights and using excessive force during a burglary investigation last year. The complaint, which alleges false arrest, assault and battery and civil rights violations, was filed March 17 at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi by Southaven...

  • Knox v. Hetrick, (Ohio 2009)

    Summary judgment; statutory immunity; false arrest; malicious prosecution; assault; battery; civil conspiracy; intentional infliction of emotional distress; loss of consortium; requests for admissions.

  • Brooks v. Lady Foot Locker, (Ohio 2005)

    Defamation - assault - civil battery - false imprisonment - intentional infliction of emotional distress - invasion of privacy - directed verdict - judgment notwithstanding the verdict - motion for a new trial - shoplifting.

  • Mason v. Pawloski, (Ohio 2011)

    In a civil assault and battery case, opinion testimony by a police officer regarding an issue of fact was not prejudicial where the defendant made an admission to the officer corroborating the officer’s opinion testimony; testimony by the plaintiff regarding a diagnosis of a concussion was not prejudicial where the jury heard testimony of an alternate injury sustained by plaintiff.

  • Eur Hollywood Gossip Scoop

    English, a social worker, filed an assault-and battery civil suit against [Flav]. A process server dropped the papers off with a doorman of their building. Flav never responded, later claiming he hadn't received the papers. A default judgement of $850,000 was issued against him in 1997 for civil assault and battery - $350,000 in compensatory damages and $500,000 in punitive damages. With interest ...

  • Police Defend Reaction ; Haden: Officer Saw Man Reach for His Waistband.

    A Columbia police spokeswoman says an officer shot Cadilac Derrick with a Taser last year during a traffic stop because he reached toward his waistband during questioning. On Thursday, Jefferson City attorney Samuel Trapp filed a civil suit on behalf of Derrick, naming officers Tim Giger and John Logan as defendants. The suit alleges violations of civil rights, negligence, assault, and battery.

  • Alleged Sex Attacks Prompt Suit

    A former stock boy at a Totowa health food store who authorities say was sexually assaulted when he was 13 by the store's owner has filed a civil suit against the owner and the man's parents on allegations of emotional distress, assault and battery, false imprisonment and negligent supervision. James Perna, 53, of Wayne was indicted in April on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault,...

  • Lloyd v. Rutledge, (Ohio 2006)

    Appeal of judgment for damages arising from a civil assault and battery. Judgment was not against the weight of the evidence and the trial court did not err in the exclusion of evidence or by failing to enter a directed verdict on the question of punitive damages. Judgment affirmed.

  • Higher Court to Hear Case Against Former Sangerville Town Manager

    SANGERVILLE - A five-count lawsuit filed on Aug. 4 by a Sangerville resident against a former Sangerville town manager has been moved from Piscataquis County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court in Bangor. Mi Suk Martin, also known as Sae Hee Martin, is seeking damages from former town manager Dick Drummond of Guilford for civil assault and battery, negligent or reckless infliction of...

  • A Racial Chasm, a Country Club Prison and Hooray for Law Day!

    It's been said that there's no time like the present. But where we are now is often the result of where we've been in the past. With that in mind, Briefly Legal invites you to travel back in time to take a look at what happened during this week in legal history: April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the incendiary verdict in the Rodney King trial, in which a predominately white jury acquitted...

  • 2nd Sangerville Resident Accuses Town Manager

    SANGERVILLE - The town was recently notified that a local resident plans to sue for damages allegedly caused by Town Manager Dick Drummond, who is on paid administrative leave. Sae Hee Martin recently filed a statement of claim for civil assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and defamation. Her claim, filed by attorney Andrea Wan of Bangor, alleges Drummond made...

  • Jury Clears Snoop Dogg of Assault and Battery

    A civil jury in Santa Monica, Calif., says Snoop Dogg didn't hit a man who came up on stage during a 2005 concert near Seattle. The rapper wasn't in court Friday when the jury's verdict cleared him of civil assault and battery claims. The jury did find that Richard Monroe Jr. suffered serious injuries during the concert and awarded him $449,400 in damages to be paid by a record label, another...

  • Jury Clears Rapper Snoop Dogg of Man's Beating

    SANTA MONICA - A civil jury says Snoop Dogg didn't hit a man during a 2005 concert. The rapper wasn't in court Friday when the jury's verdict cleared him of civil assault and battery claims. The jury did find that Richard Monroe Jr. suffered serious injuries during one of Snoop's 2005 concerts near Seattle and awarded him roughly $440,000 in damages to be paid by a record label, another performer ...

  • Judge Throws Out Assault Lawsuit; Ruling States That the Defendant in the Suit Defended Himself at the Lucky 13 Tap

    After learning that a jury ordered a bar owner to pay $517,000 for the injuries a man sustained in an assault at a Dubuque tavern, the alleged assailant was prepared for the worst. The civil assault and battery lawsuit against Harold Shaffer, however, was dismissed by Dubuque County District Court Judge Lawrence Fautsch on Wednesday.

  • Section 1: Legislative Powers

    ... but in authorizing the Supreme Court to promulgate rules of civil and criminal procedure and of evidence it directed that such ... by Anderson against the Sergeant at Arms of the House for assault and battery and false imprisonment. Cf. Kilbourn v. Thompson, ...

  • K-9 Bite Alleged in Suit Man Says Police Used Excess Force

    A Vanderburgh County man who claims he was bitten excessively by a police dog during a February 2006 arrest is suing city and county law enforcement agencies for $5 million. Charles Lee Barker filed his complaint in U.S. District Court this month, alleging constitutional and civil rights violations, as well as assault and battery. Named as defendants are Vanderburgh County, the city of Evansville,...

  • Lewiston Policemen Appeal Judge's Ruling

    An attorney for three Lewiston police officers who shot a Norway man in 2003 has appealed a federal judge's ruling on a civil lawsuit brought by the injured man. Vince Berube claimed he was the victim of assault and battery, violation of state and federal civil and constitutional rights and was arrested in a "wanton or oppressive" manner.

  • When Employees Solve Problems With Their Fists

    ... can HR managers provide a legal definition for the term "assault?" This has become an important new concept for managers to learn ... How Assault And Battery Is Different Civil claims for assault and battery have existed ...

  • Levin v. United States, 568 U.S. (2013)

    ... the waiver certain intentional torts, including battery, §2680(h).The FTCA, as originally enacted, afforded tort ... section, the provisions of[§2680(h)] shall not apply to assault or battery arising outof negligence in the performance of ... therefor shall hereafter be exclusive of any other civil action orproceeding by reason of the same subject matter against ...

  • Former Jail Inmate Sues ; Man Says Rights Were Violated by Various Officials

    A former Shawnee County Jail inmate filed a civil lawsuit last week alleging his constitutional rights were violated by various officials, including five local law enforcement officers. Modest Turner Foster Jr. filed the suit Oct. 3 contending the violations were linked to a criminal case that resulted in his being charged Feb. 29 in Shawnee County District Court with aggravated assault, a felony,...