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Man Who Survived Police Shooting Sues New York Police Department
Posted on 10 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A man who was shot many times by New York City police officers last year during a fight over a gun at a Harlem block party has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the police department. Angel Alvarez, who was hit by at least 15... Read More

N.Y. Operagoer Sues Police Over Arrest At The Met
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A classical pianist turned real estate agent says New York police roughed her up, caused a concussion and wrongfully arrested her after she was thrown out of the Metropolitan Opera in a ticket mix-up. Aviva Aronovich sued the city and... Read More

AP Probe: Nearly $1B In NYC Police Lawsuit Payouts
Posted on 15 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) The fiancee and friends of an unarmed man killed in a 50-bullet police shooting on his wedding day said they wanted justice. The legal system gave them money more than $7 million. The city did what it has done time and time again: pay... Read More