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General Negligence / January 10, 2012
Court/Case No: Washtenaw County Circuit Court / 20-267-CD
Tried/Argued Before: Jury
Verdict: No Cause for Action
Name of Judge(s): Timothy Connors
Keys to the Case:
This was a general negligence case brought by a bar patron against Scorekeepers Bar in Ann Arbor. The plaintiff was with a group of fraternity friends who became loud and obnoxious. A fight broke out and the plaintiff was thrown to the ground by a staff member who viewed plaintiff as one of the fight participants. The plaintiff claimed he was an innocent “peacemaker.” The plaintiff suffered a complex ankle fracture requiring surgery, with some expected lifetime residual symptoms.
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