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Case: 1:11-cv-00861-SAS-SKB Doc #: 61 Filed: 03/22/13 Page: 1 of 24 PAGEID #: 2521

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO WESTERN DIVISION LEE PARRISH, et al.,

: : : : : : : : :

Plaintiffs, v. CITY OF MASON, et al., Defendants.

NO:

1:11-CV-00861

OPINION AND ORDER

This matter is before the Court on Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment (doc. 32), Plaintiffs’ Response in Opposition (doc.

47),

Plaintiffs’

Supplemental

Defendants’ Reply (doc. 55).

Filing

(doc.

50),

and

Also before the Court is Defendants’

Daubert Motion to Exclude Opinion Testimony of Cyril H. Wecht, M.D. (doc. 54), Plaintiffs’ Response in Opposition (doc. 57), and Defendants’ Reply (doc.

58).

The Court held a hearing on these

matters on February 26, 2013.

For the reasons indicated herein,

the Court GRANTS IN PART AND DENIES IN PART Defendants’ dispositive motion consistent with this Opinion, and DENIES Defendants’ Daubert motion. I.

Background The Estate of Douglas Boucher brings this case for

wrongful death, violation of civil rights, and infliction of emotional distress against Defendant police officers Sean McCormick (“McCormick”), Dan Fry (“Fry”), and the City of Mason, Ohio, alleging

the

officers

improperly

stopped

Douglas

Boucher


Boucher ruling