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Claims struck by trial court remanded for damage award (access required)

The circuit court erred by striking plaintiff’s claims of excessive force, false arrest and illegal search against defendant police officer on the basis of sovereign and qualified immunity. Defendant did not challenge the jury’s findings that he was liable for assault, battery, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution. These findings became the law of the case and ...