Johnson v. City of New York et al


Case number
15CV04149
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Male
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
December 5, 2013
Incident time
8:50PM
Stop Location
Residence
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Settlement amount
$50,000
Outcome
Settled

Summary

Defendant Officers stopped Plaintiff while he was walking to his sister's apartment in a NYCHA building. Officers assaulted him, sprayed him with mace, and held him in a chokehold, which resulted in need for hospitalization. Officers took Plaintiff to precinct, stole his phone, strip -searched him, and then released him.

Plaintiff Attorney

Steven John Fingerhut Imbesi Law P.C. 450 7th Avenue, Suite 1408 New York, NY 10123 (646) 790-3853 Email: [email protected]

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