The DJ David Mueller #Case against #Taylor Swift has been dismissed, according to US Weekly. The singer was being sued by David Mueller, who claimed she cost him his job after an alleged sexual assault. The case was dismissed by the judge overseeing the trial, Judge William Martinez, on Friday, August 11. Judge Martinez said Mueller could not prove Swift set out to have him fired after the incident. The 27-year-old reportedly embraced her brother, Austin Swift, and her lawyer upon the case's dismissal. Swift still plans to move ahead with her case against the former DJ, in which the star is suing Mueller for alleged battery and assault.

Case against Taylor Swift thrown out by judge

David Mueller was suing Taylor Swift, claiming the star effectively ruined his career after she informed his bosses about the alleged groping.

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According to Swift, Mueller sexually assaulted her at a backstage meet-and-greet prior to one of her performances in June 2013. The singer said Mueller, then 51-years-old, reached under her skirt and caught her backside whilst a photograph was being taken. She stressed in court on Thursday, August 10, that Mueller's groping was "a very long grab," and added that he deliberately put his hand under her clothing and touched her bare butt. The star reportedly told one of her bodyguards, who removed Mueller from the premises. Mueller worked for radio station 98.5 KYGO at the time. The ex DJ claimed Swift rang his workplace after the alleged incident and he was fired as a result.

Mueller worked for radio station 98.5 KYGO at the time. The ex DJ claimed Swift rang his workplace after the alleged incident and he was fired as a result.

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During the trial, Mueller told the court he did not touch the singer on her butt and did not reach his hands under her clothing. He claims he touched the singer above the waist, saying he believes it could have been her rib cage he touched.

Taylor did not inform authorities immediately after the incident occurred

A controversial point in the trial has been that Swift didn't contact the police after the alleged incident. The star continued with her meet-and-greet, telling the court she did not want fans to be disappointed and she wanted the experience to be what they were expecting. Swift's mother, Andrea Swift, took the stand on Wednesday, August 9, and recalled the incident, saying she was in utter shock and disbelief afterward. The mom described her concern for her daughter's welfare after the incident had occurred, revealing she didn't want it to impact the rest of the singer's career. She added that both she and her daughter wanted to keep the incident quiet and confidential, which is why they did not immediately report it. #Meet And Greet