In fall of 2005, a woman in Golden Valley was tasered during a call to 911. Her husband had been pulled over as part of highway 394 stop and was detained. She became concerned and made the 911 call. One of the officers then approached the car and tasered her in a move to disable. She was then arrested and booked. The case was sued out in Federal court and settled this week.
Initially, the case lead to a number of questions as to what happened. The city did not admit any wrongdoing with the settlement, but $200,000 was paid. Steve Lombardi, here at the Injuryboard, has been writing about these type of cases for some time now. Spend some time reading the list of other incidents with:
If something like this should happen to you., see your doctor and document the names of everyone around. These type of cases can involve insurance issues concerning governmental immunities and municipal liability caps. Please keep in mind that there may be time limits within which you must commence suit.
A founding partner with Bradshaw & Bryant, Mike Bryant has always fought to find justice for his clients—knowing that legal troubles, both personal injury and criminal, can be devastating for a family. Voted a Top 40 Personal Injury "Super Lawyer" multiple years, Mr. Bryant has also been voted one of the Top 100 Minnesota "Super Lawyers" four times.