$1,600,000.00 – Client vs. Local Department Store Our client was working at the cash register, and her friend came in to buy some clothes, coming through her line. The friend decided not to make her purchase and left. Unbeknownst to our client, her friend was shop lifting. The store manager caught the shop lifter, and both our client and the shoplifter were arrested. Following a dismissal or our client’s criminal case suit was filed in Fulton County, and a jury returned its verdict in this false arrest and malicious prosecution case.