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HOODS VS. SECURITY

Robinson v. Amusement Park (3/93)

Defense Lawyer: Boyd F. Jensen II

Facts: On July 3, 1988, at 1:20 a.m. in the morning a fight broke out just outside the gate to Defendant Amusement Park. The security personnel intervened. They restrained one of the combatants, Robed N. Perez. Perez attempted to break away and in the process knocked Plaintiffs Robinson to the ground. Plaintiff Gallosh alleges that she was knocked to the ground by a security officer in pursuit of Perez.

Damages: Robinson: fractured wrist requiring two surgeries. Gallosh: Soft-tissue injury.
Medical: $7,291 - Loss of Earnings: $00 - General Damages: $500,000

Jurisdiction: Orange County Superior
Judge: Judge Polls

Plaintiff's Demand: $1,250,000
Defendant's Offer: $10,000

Verdict: Mistrial; afterwards the case settled for $10,000