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Gillan v. City of San Marino, B182979

In case involving plaintiff's detention for the alleged sexual molestation of a minor, judgment against defendants city and former police officials is reversed in order for court to conduct new trial to determine compensatory damages for violation of Civil Code section 52.1 based on a false arrest. Denial of judgment notwithstanding the verdict is reversed as to defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress based on defendants' immunity. An award of attorney fees is consequently reversed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/25/2007
  • Published 02/21/2007




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Cihigoyenetche, Grossberg & Clouse, Scott J. Grossberg, Richard R. Clouse, Amy von Kelsch-Berk, Angelica Arias, Rancho Cucamonga;  Pollak, Vida & Fisher, Girard Fisher, Michael M. Pollak and Daniel P. Barer, Los Angeles, for Defendants and Appellants., Law Offices of John Burton and John Burton, Pasadena, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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