The Arizona Republic
June 26, 1955
$9,000 Suit Settled Here
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.