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Recent Posts in False Imprisonment, generally Category

RIDE THEFT

After it was reported that he had pulled a gun on a livery cab driver, Terry Grimes was arrested, a gun and some ammunition were recovered, and charges were filed. When the criminal case was later ...
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TOO FAR FROM A DOLLAR?

Natasha Richardson sued Dollar Rent A Car and Auto Rental LLC after she was arrested and detained for driving a "stolen" vehicle. Apparently, the companies failed to notify the police that ...
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UNRELENTING?

After a New York County Supreme Court jury found him guilty of "burglary in the first degree, unlawful imprisonment in the second degree, assault in the third degree and menacing in the third degree," ...
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HEY, BEBE!

After Syoma Leviev sued Bebe Stores for false arrest, the Kings County Supreme Court dismissed her case. While Bebe sought police assistance, and provided officers with information, the company did ...
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TIRED?

After he was wrongfully accused of stealing four tires from a Wal-Mart service station, Henry Britt brought a case against the company and its manager for false arrest and malicious prosecution. When ...
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FEEL THE HEAT?

David Small allegedly broke into a woman's home, forced the lady into her bedroom, attempted to kiss her, unbuttoned her shirt, and, told her she was "hot." After the Orange County County Court ...
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FORCED WELLNESS

Tanyayette Willoughby, a patient at Mount Sinai Hospital from January 21 to February 3, 2003, claimed that she was falsely imprisoned during her stay and sued the institution. When the New York County ...
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WHY BLOCK A RECREATIONAL AREA?

In Barrett v. Watkins, Robert Barrett and others sued NY-GEN for allowing Woodstone Development to block access to a recreational area. NY-GEN, a company licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory ...
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BUT WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DOG?

In Krzyzak v. Schaefer, after Robert Krzyzak contacted police and animal control officials and alleged that Terri Schaefer (or a member of her family) poisoned his dog, Schaefer filed a criminal ...
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AM I UNDER ARREST OR WHAT?

"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon ...
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HOW LONG HAVE YOU GOT?

Normally, we don't know when our time is up. But, the law does afford us some degree of certainty. When someone is injured in an accident or otherwise suffers damage or loss, there is a limited period ...
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