Case Conclusion Date: 08.22.2012
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Outcome: Settlement for $2MM in cash and commitments by City to properly train officers in their encounters with mentally ill suspects.
Description: Death in custody as a result of a police officer's unjustified assault during a brief Terry -Stop. The six-year civil case culminated in a successful $2MM settlement after the officer was convicted in federal court of excessive force and obstruction.