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.
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  • 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 specifically defined as “any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death”; Alternatively, the Petitioner can allege that he or she is in imminent danger of becoming a victim…

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

    … Potential clients always ask me, “What makes a good police brutality case?” Damages. Good damages makes a good police brutality case. I have clients all the time tell me about some of the most outrageous police conduct. Then I ask, “what is your worst injury?” The answer to that question that controls how much your case is worth. I…

    www.zeigerfirm.com- 25 readers -
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