Civil Procedure Keyed to Marcus
Gillispie v. Goodyear Service Stores
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Plaintiff filed a complaint alleging that the Defendants trespassed on her land. Plaintiff further alleged that Defendants used harsh language, physical force, assaulted the Plaintiff, humiliated and embarrassed Plaintiff, and placed her in fear. As a result of this conduct, Plaintiff was seized and exhibited to the public as a prisoner and confined to a public jail. The Plaintiff sought $25,000 in damages and $10,000 in punitive damages. The trial court sustained Defendant’s demurrers and Plaintiff subsequently appealed.
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