Malicious Prosecution

DA's son wrongly arrested and charged in gang shooting. $526K. Merced County.

Plaintiff says sheriff's deputies investigating triple murder badgered witnesses and made misrepresentations and material omissions in arrest warrant and  intentionally misled a judge into signing the warrant. 

  • Case Name: Ethan Morse v. County of Merced, Charles Hale, Erick Macias, and Jose Sam Sanchez
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Malicious prosecution claimed when teen children are removed from home. $1.2 million. Orange County.

Couple take plaintiff father's children and then swear out a citizen's arrest against him.  Criminal charges are filed, but later dropped and plaintiff claims malicious prosecution.

  • Case Name: John William Steves v. Kenneth Jacobs, Kimberly Lemire
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, December 10, 2013