Segovia v. Montgomery County, Tennessee et al - Document 152

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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)

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