$9,000 Suit Settled
June 28, 1955
The $9,000 damage
suit against L. Ron Hubbard, the Church of Scientology, and others was
settled yesterday out of court. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
The suit was filed
May 16 by Mrs. Estrid Anderson Humphrey, former Paradise Valley resident,
through her attorney, George Botsford of Scottsdale. The suit filed by
Mrs. Anderson, who now resides in Abilene, Tex. She alleged that her Paradise
Valley house and property were extensively damaged by "persons with
seriously deranged minds" who were placed there for treatment.
Also named as defendants were several persons connected with the Church of Scientology at 806 N. Third St. and other corporations headed by Hubbard.