Goins v. 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
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
October 16, 2013
Incident time
Stop Location
Lobby/Outside Residence
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Defendant officers approached Plaintiff while he was standing in front of his house. Plaintiff consented to a search but then was frisked three times and when he asked what the probable cause was, Officer Pralgo pushed him and then other officers joined in assaulting him. Plaintiff was taken to the 75th precinct and charged with resisting arrest and dis con, which were later dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Jason Leventhal Leventhal Law Group, P.C. 45 Main Street, Suite 230 Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718)556-9600 Fax: (718)522-3225 Email: [email protected]

Force Detail
False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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