A Dekalb County Judge granted the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss in a Malicious Prosecution law suit on Monday. Erickson & Oppenheimer defended a Dekalb couple accused of filing false police reports and manufacturing evidence against a former neighbor. The former neighbor was arrested, charged and tried in felony criminal court for harassing the couple. After a jury found him not guilty of the felony harassment charges, the neighbor filed the suit seeking money damages for the intentional infliction of emotional distress along with malicious prosecution claim.
Chicago-july 8, 2013 Case Dismissed.