Michigan attorney Lawrence Nolan used large, colored charts to explain to a jury the effects that a traumatic brain injury had on his client, who was hit by a police cruiser.
A Missouri jury has returned a verdict for a Capitol Police officer who alleged retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination at her job.
A jury has awarded damages of $5.6 million to a disc jockey who was arrested and jailed in 2009 after a county sheriff’s department in Maryland mistakenly entered a warrant against him into the National Criminal Information System database.
The Spokane City Council voted 5-1 to approve a $350,000 settlement with a police detective who had been fired.
A man who claimed he was not hired with the Atlanta Police Department because he was HIV-positive is on the verge of getting $250,000 from the city in a settlement.
A federal jury has handed down the latest multimillion-dollar verdict against the Los Angeles Police Department, finding officers were “malicious” and excessive when they shot a mentally ill woman and then used a stun gun on her.
Published: September 18, 2012
Tags: battery, civil rights, false arrest, false imprisonment, grandparent, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy, kidnapping, loss of consortium, Maryland, police, prison
A Baltimore, Md. grandfather who was beaten while in jail with his wife on allegedly trumped-up charges of kidnapping their grandchild will receive $500,000 from the city under a recently approved out-of-court settlement.
A former city man was awarded $5,500 by a federal jury after he said he was “pummeled” and falsely arrested by Yonkers, N.Y. police when he went to the Cross County Shopping Center to pick up his girlfriend from work.
The University of California will pay damages to the UC Davis students and alumni who were pepper sprayed by campus police during an otherwise peaceful protest 10 months ago, officials said.