Case brief for mccann v wal-mart stores, inc 210 f3d 51 (1st cir 2000) issue: under maine law, is the defendant liable for false imprisonment when it told the plaintiffs they must remain in the store until the police arrived.
Case opinion for us 1st circuit mccann v wal mart stores inc read the court's full decision on findlaw. Walter v wal-mart stores, inc back to opinions page maine supreme judicial court reporter of decisions decision: 2000 me 63 docket: kno-99- 364 argued: january 5, 2000 decided: april 12, 2000 panel: wathen, cj, and clifford, rudman, dana, saufley, alexander, and calkins, jj.
Applying some approaches in many cases, the theory of tort law a particular judge adheres to can influence the decision implementing tort law purposes with damages awards holden v wal-mart stores, inc a preexisting injury that is exacerbated by injury due to 's negligence may limit the total damage award.
Mccann v wal-mart stores, inc - lady and her children detained by security under color of law for suspected shoplifting her kid was confined for 10 minutes and the court held that these facts, if true, would constitute a valid claim for trespass to chattels by harming a materially valuable interest in the phyical condition,. Eg mccann v wal-mart mistook family for shoplifters and said the police were coming 3) harm conscious of harm or harmed by it intentional infliction of emotional distress [561-569] elements 1) intent intended to cause severe distress or at least reckless in risking it 2) impact = infliction conduct of defendant was.
A summary and case brief of mccann v wal-mart stores, inc, including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents. In anticipation of the christmas holiday season the defendant, wal-mart, store number 2103, had a receipt/bag checking policy in place to discourage shoplifting (concise statement of material facts, # 46 ¶ 1 affidavit of kallie spaulding, # 47 exh a, ¶ 3) this policy provided that wal-mart employees.