Segovia v. Montgomery County, Tennessee et al

Filing 152

JUDGMENT in favor of Gabriel Segovia against Montgomery County, Tennessee. Signed by Angie Brewer, Courtroom Deputy for District Judge Kevin H. Sharp on 7/19/13. (DOCKET TEXT SUMMARY ONLY-ATTORNEYS MUST OPEN THE PDF AND READ THE ORDER.)(dt)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE NASHVILLE DIVISION JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE GABRIEL SEGOVIA v. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE ) ) CASE NO: 3:10-0325 ) JUDGE KEVIN H. SHARP ) ) ) / Jury Verdict. This action came before the Court for a trial by jury. The issues have been tried and the jury has rendered its verdict. IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the jury found as follows: -Plaintiff Gabriel Segovia did prove by a preponderance of the evidence all the elements of his claim that Defendant Montgomery County, Tennessee took adverse action against him in retaliation for exercising his First Amendment right. -Defendant Montgomery County, Tennessee did not prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the employment action would have been the same absent Plaintiff’s exercise of his First Amendment rights. -The jury having found in favor of the Plaintiff, Plaintiff is awarded $79,382.81 in back pay. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE VERDICT OF THE JURY, JUDGMENT IS HEREBY ENTERED IN FAVOR OF PLAINTIFF GABRIEL SEGOVIA IN THE AMOUNT OF $79,382.81. DATE: July 19, 2013 KEITH THROCKMORTON, CLERK BY: Angie Brewer Deputy Clerk