Amezquita et al v. The City of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Multiple Plaintiffs
Incident date
September 20, 2014
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to


While her son was being arrested, Plaintiff 1, who was visibly pregnant, was thrown to the ground, assaulted, and arrested. She was given a summons for dis con which was later dismissed. Plaintiff 2 was shoved to the ground by Officer Degen and needed to be hospitalized. Plaintiff 3 and 4, the other Plaintiff's husbands, were both assaulted by police officers, arrested, and charged with OGA, harassment, and assault in the 2nd and 3rd degree. Charges later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Norman Siegel Siegel Teitelbaum & Evans, LLP 260 Madison Avenue, 22nd Floor New York, NY 10016 212-455-0300 Fax: 212-455-0301 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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