Tag Archives: Tort

Police chief sued town, officials after sham investigation – Confidential settlement (access required)

Purcellville Police Chief Cynthia McAlister filed suit against the Town of Purcellville, its former town manager, an independent consultant hired by Purcellville, and six current and former Purcellville police officers. Her claims stemmed from her employment, termination and subsequent reinstatement ...

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Following remand, ex-employee’s complaint dismissed again (access required)

Where the Fourth Circuit remanded certain claims made by an employee terminated by the Army Contracting Command that were previously dismissed for further consideration, those claims were dismissed again for a variety of reasons, including res judicata, failure to state ...

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Plaintiff’s false imprisonment case fails on numerous grounds (access required)

Where the charges against the plaintiff, who maintained his innocence in a missing person’s case, were ultimately dropped after he was arrested, extradited from Virginia to North Carolina and held in jail, his suit against various officials and entities for ...

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