Municipal Liability Cases
- $2.5 million settlement for municipal liability/motor vehicle accident for 54-year old motorist whose car was struck by a police car that was traveling in the wrong direction during the course of a pursuit and struck our client’s vehicle head-on. Our client sustained neck injury with C-5 fractures and left vertebral artery injury.
- $750,000 settlement for municipal liability for 44-year old woman who slipped and fell on ice in front of courthouse, with fracture of her right ankle that required surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, and with shoulder injury.
- $600,000 settlement for municipal liability based on alleged police brutality. The victim was allegedly beaten and kicked by police officers and suffered ruptured bladder requiring surgery. Successful settlement obtained even though criminal prosecution of police officers by District Attorney resulted in acquittals.