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The Liability Plague

April 7, 2017

With the money they lose to lawsuits law enforcement agencies could hire more officers, field better equipment, and offer more comprehensive training.

Video: Oklahoma Officer Suing Taco Bell, Claims Tainted Meal Caused Severe Burns

April 5, 2017
"The problem is the pepper that was put on there was to an extent that it caused severe burning and blistering in his mouth," said Brian Dell, Byrne's attorney.

Oklahoma Officer Suing Taco Bell, Claims Tainted Meal Caused Severe Burns

April 5, 2017
"The problem is the pepper that was put on there was to an extent that it caused severe burning and blistering in his mouth," said Brian Dell, Byrne's attorney.

Attorneys for BLM Activist Try to Get Officer’s Lawsuit Dismissed

March 28, 2017
An attorney for Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson urged a federal judge Monday to dismiss a lawsuit by an unnamed Baton Rouge police officer who claims he was injured during a protest four days after the deadly police shooting of Alton Sterling in the city.

Man Awarded $25 Million for Wrongful Conviction Used Money to Lead Street Gang

March 10, 2017
A judge has sentenced a Chicago man, who won a $25 million award in 2012 for a wrongful murder conviction only to spend it on rebuilding his Simon City Royals street gang, to nine years and two months in prison.

Video: Man Awarded $25 Million for Wrongful Conviction Used Money to Lead Street Gang

March 10, 2017
A judge has sentenced a Chicago man, who won a $25 million award in 2012 for a wrongful murder conviction only to spend it on rebuilding his Simon City Royals street gang, to nine years and two months in prison.

Jury Awards LAPD Detective $1.5 Million in Retaliation Case

March 7, 2017
Jamie McBride, an outspoken leader of the union that represents Los Angeles Police Department officers, won $1.5 million Monday in a lawsuit alleging that his supervisors retaliated against him.

Video: ACLU Sues Milwaukee Alleging Police “Stop and Frisk” Tactics

February 23, 2017
The Milwaukee Police Department is in the sights of the American Civil Liberties Union in Wisconsin which has filed a lawsuit over who officers stop and why.

ACLU Sues Milwaukee Alleging Police “Stop and Frisk” Tactics

February 23, 2017
The Milwaukee Police Department is in the sights of the American Civil Liberties Union in Wisconsin which has filed a lawsuit over who officers stop and why.

Burglar Shot in Butt by NYPD Officer Claims PTSD, Sues for $10 Million

February 13, 2017
A burglary suspect shot in the rear end by NYPD officers who caught him inside a Queens home claims he is the victim — and wants $10 million for PTSD.

Los Angeles Pays $1.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Justified Police Shooting

February 9, 2017
The Los Angeles city council approved a $1.5 million payment Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed by the parents of Ezell Ford over his fatal shooting by police in South Los Angeles.

WA Officer Sues City Over Mayor's Comments After OIS

February 6, 2017
A Wapato, WA, police officer has filed a $1.5 million claim against the city for “divisive and inflammatory” comments its mayor posted on social media in the aftermath of a July officer-involved fatal shooting.

Federal Marshals Seize Personal Property of FL Officer Over $22.4 Million Shooting Verdict

January 12, 2017
Federal marshals have seized the car, furniture and other belongings of a Palm Beach County sheriff's sergeant who was found liable by a jury for shooting an unarmed man, leaving him paralyzed.

Freddie Gray Case: Judge Allows Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit Against Mosby to Proceed

January 6, 2017
A federal judge is allowing key parts of a lawsuit against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, brought by five of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, to move forward.

Former GA Officer Fired for Flying Confederate Flag at Home Sues City

December 19, 2016
A former police officer fired for flying a Confederate flag at her suburban Atlanta home has filed a federal lawsuit saying her termination violates her constitutional right to free speech.

Mountie Suing RCMP Over PTSD He Says Caused by Exposure to Child Porn Investigations

December 13, 2016
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer has filed a lawsuit alleging he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after being exposed to a “significant volume” of child pornography while working in a specialized unit.

Los Angeles to Pay $8 Million Over 3 LAPD Shootings

December 13, 2016
The Los Angeles City Council agreed Tuesday to pay more than $8 million to settle lawsuits filed by relatives of three men who were shot and killed by LAPD officers.

Father of Officer Killed in Dallas Ambush Sues Black Lives Matter, Others

November 9, 2016
Enrique Zamarippa’s civil lawsuit on behalf of his son Officer Patrick Zamarripa blames the group in addition to: Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam, Al Sharpton, National Action Network, Rashad Turner, Opal Tometi, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, Deray McKesson, Johnetta Elzie, New Black Panthers Party, Malik Zulu Shabazz and George Soros for his death.

Baton Rouge Officer Sues Black Lives Matter Over Injuries Suffered in July Riot

November 8, 2016
A Baton Rouge Police officer who was seriously injured during a July 9 protest over the shooting of Alton Sterling has filed a lawsuit against the national Black Lives Matter movement and co-founder of the organization DeRay McKesson.

Maryland States Attorney May Lose Immunity in Baltimore Officers' Lawsuit

October 19, 2016
Where Mosby could face problems is in her unusual role as an investigator in Freddie Gray’s death, and that could strip her of her immunity against the lawsuit. More Here.
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