Owensby v. City of Cincinnati

Frederick Mason Morgan Jr.

Case Conclusion Date:September 30, 2005

Practice Area:Civil Rights

Outcome:Settlement of $6,500,000

Description:Army veteran Roger Owensby was asphyxiated by Cincinnati police officers who attempted to stop him as a result of what was believed to be a case of mistaken identity. After extensive discovery, the United States District Court awarded rare summary judgment to the Owensby family.