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Lawsuit Claims Chicago Cop Fractured Woman's Face

March 18, 2013
A woman has accused a Chicago cop of fracturing her face by pressing his fist against her nose for three to five minutes and threatening to "push (her) nose through (her) brain."

Wash. Man Sues City Over K-9 Attack

March 1, 2013
A Lakewood Police Department K-9 and his handler are the subject of a $3 million lawsuit filed Wednesday by Chad Boyles, a Pierce County resident who was mauled while walking in his South Tacoma neighborhood early on the morning of May 7, 2011.

Lawsuit Filed In Ambush of ICE Agents In Mexico

February 13, 2013
The family of a U.S. Customs Enforcement agent killed in a 2011 ambush on a Mexican highway and another agent who survived filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to hold the government and nearly two-dozen other defendants accountable in the attack.

Video: NYPD Sued Over Empire State Building Shooting

January 22, 2013
A North Carolina doctoral student wounded in the Empire State Building shooting sued the NYPD, arguing that officers need better training to deal with such confrontations in the future.

Feds Sue Idaho Sheriff for Firing Wounded Vet

January 7, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Jerome County (Idaho) Sheriff's Office for violating the employment rights of an Iraq War veteran.

Iowa Sergeant Sues Man Who Choked Him

January 7, 2013
Sgt. Brian Krei filed a lawsuit in mid-December against 21-year-old Branden Plummer, who was sentenced to 60 days in jail on Nov. 2. Plummer pleaded guilty in September to willful injury and interference with official acts inflicting bodily injury.

Jury: TASER Not Liable for Suspect's Cardiac Arrest

December 13, 2012
A St. Louis Circuit Court jury has found in favor of TASER International in a product liability lawsuit filed by a man shot by an officer during a domestic call, the company announced.

Calif. City Settles with Teen Explorer In Officer Rape Case

November 26, 2012
A teen explorer who became involved with the Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer who was fatally shot by colleagues received $185,000 to settle the case.

Family of Slain Philly Cop Sues Parole Board

November 13, 2012
The family of a slain Philadelphia Police officer is suing the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, claiming that the death of Moses Walker could have been prevented.

Texas Woman Sues Cops After Breast Implant Burst

November 5, 2012
Rebecca Van Hooser said the officer threw her against her car when he arrested her during a traffic stop in Pantego.

Video: Drunk, Topless Woman Sues Fla. Agency

October 17, 2012
A woman who lost her bikini top after she was arrested for disorderly conduct at a music festival has sued the Leesburg (Fla.) Police Department claiming inhumane treatment by officers.

Family Files Claim for Border Agent Shooting On Car Hood

October 16, 2012
The family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent after she struck him with her car filed a claim to sue the agency for wrongful death.

'Paranoid' Bank Exec Told Cop He Used Bath Salts

October 15, 2012
After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known as "bath salts."

N.Y. Court: Shooting Victim Can Sue Gunmaker

October 9, 2012
A former high school athlete who was shot in 2003 may sue the companies that made and distributed the handgun used in the crime under an appellate court ruling.

Court: Man Can Sue LAPD Over Allegedly Forced Confession

September 24, 2012
A Los Angeles man who spent 19 years in prison for murders he did not commit will be able to sue the LAPD for allegedly coercing his confession, a panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Monday.

Slain Dallas Woman's Family Sues Over 911 Response

September 20, 2012
The family of a woman murdered after calling 911 has sued the Dallas Police Department and the city, claiming the Aug. 19 call was given a lower priority because it came from a lower-income minority neighborhood.

Video: Utah Troopers Sued Over Swallowed Evidence Arrest

September 4, 2012
A Utah private investigator has sued four Utah Highway Patrol troopers, claiming they used excessive force on him at a traffic stop after he swallowed a prescription pill.

Video: Md. Cop, Agency Sued Over OIS

September 4, 2012
The Prince George's County (Md.) Police Department and one of its officers are looking down the barrel of a $10 million lawsuit after video surveillance contradicted an officer's account of a shooting.

N.Y. Cops 'Displayed' Sex Toys, Lawsuit Claims

August 29, 2012
When cops couldn't find a gun in a Bronx man's home, they settled for taking out his mother's sex toys and displaying them around the apartment, the 22-year-old claims in a lawsuit.

Gun Group Sues Honolulu Police Over Facebook Posts

August 23, 2012
A gun-advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit against the Honolulu Police Department, claiming officers infringed their First Amendment rights by deleting posts from the department's Facebook page.
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