Cleveland Police arrest guy for shotgun in his hand

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Bearable wrote: Wed Mar 15, 2023 7:16 pm I made a whoops. I referred to the party twice as not signing the settlement as the defendant. Whoops - he is the plaintiff.
Thanks for the update.

Wow. Usually only the government is allowed to scr@w around - without effective consequence.

I sure hope the plaintiff has good reasons for delaying signing what appeared to be a mutual agreement.
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Is it possible this might be the reason?
each party to pay its own costs
If I had to sue over over a wrongful arrest, I sure as heck wouldn't want to have to pay my attorney costs.
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Is it possible this might be the reason?

each party to pay its own costs

If I had to sue over over a wrongful arrest, I sure as heck wouldn't want to have to pay my attorney costs.


(Won't let me reply directly to the above post....)

Chances are the term "costs" refers to court costs, including filing fees, etc. If attorney fees weren't mentioned in the entry or the settlement document, then likely plaintiff paid his own attorney fees.
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docachna wrote: Sun Mar 19, 2023 1:19 pm (Won't let me reply directly to the above post....)
You would use the button with a double-quote symbol on it at the upper-right of the post you want to reply to, to quote and reply to a post.
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JustaShooter wrote: Sun Mar 19, 2023 3:43 pm
docachna wrote: Sun Mar 19, 2023 1:19 pm (Won't let me reply directly to the above post....)
You would use the button with a double-quote symbol on it at the upper-right of the post you want to reply to, to quote and reply to a post.
Got it now ! Thanks.
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A hearing took place last Friday. There are issues the Plaintiff objects to. But the judge did not place a time frame to resolve the disputes. The attorney for the city optimistically believes they are close. He wants me to check back with him next week. The city attorney also said he would call me if the agreement is signed sooner. I won't hold my breath.
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Cleveland settles lawsuit for $85,000 with activist who was wrongfully arrested while openly carrying shotgun
Updated: Apr. 03, 2023, 11:08 a.m.|Published: Apr. 03, 2023, 11:02 a.m.
I won't post the link because it's for paid subscribers of Cleveland dot com. Y'all can find it.
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pirateguy191 wrote: Mon Apr 03, 2023 10:41 am
Cleveland settles lawsuit for $85,000 with activist who was wrongfully arrested while openly carrying shotgun
Updated: Apr. 03, 2023, 11:08 a.m.|Published: Apr. 03, 2023, 11:02 a.m.
I won't post the link because it's for paid subscribers of Cleveland dot com. Y'all can find it.
This should be a link to the whole story.
https://www.cleveland.com/court-justice ... utType=amp

I'm waiting for the actual agreement. When I get it I will post.
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Hope his release left the door open for a 1983 suit. I'm not much of a fan of them, but it seems clear in this case why he was arrested.
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docachna wrote: Mon Apr 03, 2023 2:01 pm Hope his release left the door open for a 1983 suit. I'm not much of a fan of them, but it seems clear in this case why he was arrested.
This is a settlement from a 1983 lawsuit.
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Bearable wrote: Mon Apr 03, 2023 2:17 pm
docachna wrote: Mon Apr 03, 2023 2:01 pm Hope his release left the door open for a 1983 suit. I'm not much of a fan of them, but it seems clear in this case why he was arrested.
This is a settlement from a 1983 lawsuit.
I never read it, so my bad. Highly discounted cost-of-defense settlement.
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Well, here you go. The attached agreement. Antoine Tolbert got $55 grand for his trouble. The police admit to no wrongdoing. No requirement to train officers, nothing.
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