Diggs v. The City of New York et al


Case number
15CV02396
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Male
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
January 13, 2013
Incident time
7:30PM
Stop Location
Bike
Incident county
Queens
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount
$40,000
Outcome
Settled

Summary

Plaintiff was stopped by defendant officers while he was on his bike in the driveway of his home and asked for his ID. When he went to get it inside, he was severely assaulted, sprayed with pepper spray, and needed to be hospitalized. Officers also grabbed Plaintiff's wife and unlawfully searched the home and questioned minors inside. Brought to 113th precinct, given unspecified charges that were later dismissed

Plaintiff Attorney

Amy Rameau The Rameau Law Firm 16 Court Street Suite 2504 Brooklyn, NY 11241 718-887-5536 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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