United States District Court, C.D. California
JOSEPHINE L. STATON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
action came on regularly for trial on May 23, 2017, in
Courtroom 10A of the United States District Court, Central
District of California located at 411 Fourth Street, Santa
Ana, California, the Honorable Josephine L. Staton,
presiding. Plaintiff Preslie Hardwick appeared by attorneys
Robert R. Powell and Dennis Ingols. Defendants Marcie
Vreeken, Elaine Wilkins, and the Estate of Helen Dwojak
appeared by attorneys Norman J. Watkins and Pancy Lin. A jury
of eight persons was regularly impaneled and sworn.
hearing all of the evidence, the Court duly instructed the
jury, and the cause was submitted to the jury. On June 5,
2017, the jury returned to the Court a unanimous Special
Verdict in favor of Defendants Marcie Vreeken, Elaine
Wilkins, and the Estate of Helen Dwojak as follows:
either defendant named below violate the rights of plaintiff
with regard to the hearing held February 17th, 2000?
answered "yes" to either defendant, proceed to
Question 2. If you answered "no" to both
defendants, skip to Question 3.
Helen Dwojak violate the rights of plaintiff in her
supervisory role over either Marcie Vreeken or Elaine
Wilkins, with regard to the hearing held February 17th, 2000?
YES _____ NO _______
you answered "yes" or "no" to Question 2,
go to Question 3.
defendant Marcie Vreeken violate the rights of plaintiff with
regard to ...