Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Bill E. Fabian, of McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, of Kansas City, argued the cause and was on the brief for appellants.
Charles S. Schnider, of Schnider, Shamberg & May, of Kansas City, argued the cause, and John E. Shamberg, Jacob F. May, Jr., and Gerald T. Elliott, of Schnider, Shamberg & May, of Kansas City, and Thomas Finigan, of Kansas City, were with him on the brief for appellee.
Supreme Court of Kansas.
The opinion of the court was delivered by
This was an action to recover actual and punitive damages for assault, slander, and wrongful arrest. The jury returned its verdict in favor of the plaintiff and allowed him $3,000 actual damages and $18,000 punitive damages. The defendants have appealed.
The plaintiff, Robert E. Sweaney, was retired from the Kansas City, Kansas, fire department on a disability...
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