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Brooklyn Police Brutality Cases

By David J. Hernandez |

Two recent videos have brought to light two instances of police brutality in Brooklyn, this time against teens. It appears that both videos involved teens of color, which has brought a furor of comments and anger from many. The videos seem to show the teens being treated inappropriately. One was filmed at the Jay… Read More »

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Recent Taser Injuries, Deaths Prompt Law Enforcement Bans

By David J. Hernandez |

Here in New York and across the country, Tasers have become the police weapon of choice for subduing out-of-control suspects. The point of the device is to shock a subject’s muscles, causing him or her to collapse.The strong electric shock administered through a Taser, however, has proven to be fatal in some cases, causing… Read More »

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A Woman Abused by Officer in DUI Arrest

By David J. Hernandez |

Being pulled over by an officer who thinks you are driving under the influence of alcohol is scary: a DUI charge is serious and so are the penalties. But, at the very least, one would expect an officer making a DWI arrest truly believes that person is under the influence of alcohol. In some… Read More »

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Man Seriously Injured after Being Hit by Police Car

By David J. Hernandez |

Pedestrian accidents are a serious issue in Brooklyn as well as across the entire state. A recent pedestrian accident that caught media attention occurred in Yonkers, New York, last month as a radio patrol car left a pedestrian with broken bones and internal injuries. According to a report from lohud.com, the police cruiser was… Read More »

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Brooklyn Officer Returning to Duty after Wrongful Shooting

By David J. Hernandez |

It is the duty of the NYPD to protect and defend the innocent on our streets, keeping us all safe and away from harm. Officers also owe a duty to those they are pursuing, however, to uphold their rights and not abuse the power of police authority. As a New York personal injury attorney… Read More »

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