Convicted thief sues store he robbed
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... for being stopped as the criminal ...
September 3rd, 2009 11:02 AM
... for being stopped as the criminal he was, caught in the act?
Zeilinski's lawyer says his client is asking in excess of $125,000 for pain and suffering and emotional distress.
Judge: "Subtract the pain/suffering/distress his client caused the 20 customers in the store at the time, plus the caulking, gypsum board and paint to repair the walls x20, plus the lost wages of the people who had to jerk around with this case due to his sorry but being at any place at the wrong time, plus the judge's time, the clerks' time, the DA's time, the Grand Jury's time and the hoard of attorneys. To say nothing of the lifelong emotion distress of the person who defended against your sorry butt. Let's see, that comes to ..... kaching! ..... kaching! .... kaching! $2.8M actual damages, $10M suffering, $10M pain, and $1M distress ('cause the shooter's a tough cookie), plus your wages, couselor. Hmmm. That's some figure, there, counselor! Ahem. Bailiff?"
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September 3rd, 2009 11:17 AM
Same in TX. Once the shoot has been declared good by DA, no civil suit can be filed by bad guys. I'm not sure of the actual mechanism though. Like maybe they can try and file, but the judge just tosses it. The clerk that accepts the suit has no way of knowing.
Originally Posted by DM2
September 3rd, 2009 11:23 AM
Michigan has castle doctrine which makes the defender immune from civil liability - the law the person a few posts above me just qouted. I don't think the criminal has a chance.
September 3rd, 2009 11:53 AM
September 3rd, 2009 01:05 PM
If the business isn't covered, it's a loophole big enough to drive a Mac Truck through. It ought to have been anticipated by anyone familiar with the "deep pocket" rule. In that case, it would only eliminate the "several liability" issue, reducing the suit to a single defendant.
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