Hugert-Smith 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
Incident date
August 19, 2015
Incident time
2:10 PM
Stop Location
Bus/Subway Stop
Incident county
Settlement amount


The plaintiff was at the exit of the JFK Airport Train Station waiting for her friend. When he friend began to approach the defendant officers stopped him and began to speak with him. The officers yelled for the plaintiff to walk away. The plaintiff complied, but did not leave the station. The officers approached her and handcuffed her so tightly she had multiple fractures in her hands and was later hospitalized for them. The plaintiff was charged with Disorderly Conduct to which she plead guilty.

Plaintiff Attorney

Patrick Kenaris Foster Renfroe Driscoll & Foster, LLP 118-35 Queens Blvd Suite 940 Forest Hills, NY 11375 718-261-5100 Fax: 718-304-1168 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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