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Man Receives $4 Million for Taser Injuries

Tyler Kirchoff4 years ago

A Vallejo, California man recently received a $4.15 million settlement for injuries he sustained when local law enforcement officers entered his apartment without a warrant and assaulted him with a taser. The attack left him with a ruptured disk and a damaged spinal cord that resulted in paralysis.

Details of the Taser Injury Case

  • The police responded to a domestic assault call from the plaintiff’s girlfriend.
  • The local law enforcement officers entered the plaintiff apartment, without a warrant.
  • The plaintiff was tased twice before being hand-cuffed.
  • The plaintiff suffered a dislodge vertebrae, ruptured disk, and spinal cord injuries which resulted in temporary paralysis.
  • The injury will require the plaintiff to take pain medication daily.
  • The city settled the Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit for $4.15 million.

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