False Imprisonment

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Performance Evaluations Support Negligent Supervision and Retention Claim Against University Employer, Says Court

In Wilkerson v. Duke University and Christopher Day, plaintiff sued Duke and Day for a laundry list of civil torts including false imprisonment, infliction of emotional distress, assault, battery and negligent supervision and...more

Trial Attorney Tax Summary for Taxation of Settlements and Damages – Part 5: Assignment of Claims

Overview - Part 4 of this series focuses on the payment of damages for false imprisonment. This installment will focus on the assignment of claims. When it becomes apparent that a settlement from the defendant might be...more

Trial Attorney Tax Summary for Taxation of Settlements and Damages – Part 4: Damages for False Imprisonment

Overview - Part 4 of this series focuses on the payment of damages for false imprisonment. We all have all heard the story that the “Big House” is full of innocent men. It turns out that there could be some truth to that...more

Argument Report: When May the Homeowners' Association Security Stop and Detain?

Our reports on the civil oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court's November term conclude with Poris v. Lake Holiday Property Owners Association. ...more

The Broadening Applicability of Issue Estoppel

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Penner v. Regional Municipality of Niagara Regional Police Services Board et al. (reserved at the Supreme Court, January 11, 2012) gives support for a broader application of issue estoppel....more

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