The family of a man who was beaten to death by police officers in Spokane, Washington, has settled a personal injury suit with the city for $1.67 million. The out-of-court settlement also stipulated that the city issue a public apology, name a park pavilion for the dead man and provide police officers with improved training.
A recent news story about an incident in Oregon highlights the complexity of some personal injury cases. The incident began when an 89-year-old Oregon man returned home from shopping to discover that someone had stolen his 1991 Thunderbird. The driver, a 35-year-old man who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, was carrying two passengers when he stole the vehicle.
A casual spa visit for one Oregon woman turned into a heated nightmare that she says left her with personal injuries.
A rather odd and seemingly unlikely event has an 83-year-old retired man filing a personal injury civil suit against a number of companies.