Friday, August 02, 2013

Excessive Force Lawsuit in Georgia Tossed Out 1041

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A Georgia judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Macon police department that accused officers of using excessive force while searching for a fugitive at the wrong home. Police handcuffed and forced the plaintiff to the floor, mistaking him for the fugitive they were looking for. The judge ruled that the police made a "reasonable mistake" because the plaintiff and the fugitive "are of the same race and sex and have the same physical characteristics." San Diego personal injury attorney


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