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Civil Practice: Damages Claims – Res Judicata – Collateral Estoppel

Where homeowners whose home was damaged by a drainage problem sued the city for negligence in the maintenance of the public storm water system, a subsequent claim for damages by the landowners against the subdivision developers and previous homeowners for ...

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Civil Practice: Sufficiency Of Petition – Dismissal

Where a county sued a local government council, its executive director and board and committee members alleging statutory and by-law violations, the trial court properly granted the defendants’ motions to dismiss because the factual averments of the county’s petition were ...

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Civil Rights: Harassment – Police Patrols – Sufficiency Of Evidence

Where plaintiff brought various claims against a city, police department and officers claiming he was targeted for increased patrols and harassment because of his race or because of his decision to plead not guilty to a criminal case, the district ...

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Civil Practice: Class Action – Settlement Agreement – Jurisdiction

Where a mortgage company that was a defendant in a class action suit over alleged mortgage act violations filed a motion for the trial court to interpret and enforce the parties’ settlement agreement, the trial court erred in granting the ...

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