False Imprisonment

False imprisonment is a restraint of a person in a bounded area without justification or consent. False imprisonment is a common-law felony and a tort. It applies to private as well as governmental detention. When it comes to public police, the proving of false imprisonment is sufficient to obtain a writ of habeas corpus.
Posts about False Imprisonment
  • How “Foreseeability” Applies to Personal Injury Cases

    ….), intentional acts of violence (intentional torts such as false imprisonment, battery and assault), and criminal acts committed by a 3rd party are usually seen as unforeseeable events. If, for example, you were involved in an accident that did not initially cause injury, but were assaulted by a 3rd party while waiting for the tow truck…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 21 readers -
  • Restraining Order Florida Law

    …” is the individual requesting the injunction and the “Respondent” is who the injunction would be against. The Petition for Protection is simply the allegations. Domestic violence restraining orders are given a priority and are usually reviewed by a judge within a couple of hours. The judge only reviews the petition for the legal sufficiency…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 42 readers -
  • What makes a good police brutality case?

    … case, a potential client told me that he got into an argument with a police officer and the officer hit him one time in the face with a closed fist, then tased him while he was on the ground. The officer arrest him for disorderly conduct, aggravated assault, and resisting arrest. The client was in a coma and had four broken bones. The criminal case…

    www.zeigerfirm.com- 25 readers -
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