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Ristchel v. City of Fountain Valley, G034264

Judgment for defendants, a municipality and members of its police department, in an action for violation of plaintiff's civil rights under both federal and state law, and state law claims is affirmed in a case involving allegations of injuries due to officers' use of force to obtain a blood sample after plaintiff's drunk driving arrest.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/28/2006
  • Published 02/28/2006



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Law Office of Daniel R. Shapiro and Daniel R. Shapiro, Riverside, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Lee A. Wood & Associates, Lee A. Wood and Thomas E. Francis, Costa Mesa, for Defendants and Respondents.
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