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false-imprisonmentFalse imprisonment is a limited area of personal injury law that is rarely discussed. However, it can happen to anyone and can have serious consequences. False imprisonment laws address situations when somebody is being restrained, in a confined boundary, by an individual without legal authority to do so. One of the most often cited false imprisonment examples is when a bank robber enters into a bank, with a gun, and tells the customers to lie on the ground and not to leave. The customers would be unlawfully held against their will as it would be reasonable to believe that they would be shot if they attempted to leave the bank. Continue reading