Mark Peterson v. City of Yakima et al.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, Cause No. 1:18-CV-2136-TOR
Defense verdict at jury trial. Plaintiff is a business owner in Yakima, Washington, who filed suit against the City of Yakima, the former City Manager, a former Deputy Fire Chief, and a fire code inspector, alleging First Amendment retaliation based on his opposition to a downtown construction plan against the former City Manager and the City, as well as state law claims for civil conspiracy and malicious prosecution, against the three individual defendants.