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$5.3 Million Settlement in Police Shooting

After nearly four years of litigation, we finally obtained justice for my clients in an officer-involved shooting death. The City of Santa Clara agreed to pay $5.3 million for shooting an unarmed young man who was experiencing a mental health crisis. My clients will never be made whole, but the city, after years of saying their officers did nothing wrong, finally had to face the music on the eve of trial and pay one of the largest ever settlements in the Bay Area.


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