Perth Amboy and police department settle $1.35 million police shooting lawsuit. New York wrongful death lawyers newsbeat.
New York, NY (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–The Philadelphia Daily News reported, on Monday, about a December 2008 wrongful death settlement, involving a police officer shooting which was recently made public. According to court documents, the girlfriend and former girlfriend, of a Perth Amboy, New Jersey manl sued the city of Perth Amboy and the police department for the fatal shooting of Curtis Good.
The lawsuit claims negligence by both the city of Perth Amboy and its police department caused the death of the father of their children. According to court records, a Perth Amboy police officer fatally shot Good six times during a confrontation in the dead man’s apartment. City officials state the insurance carrier decided to settle the lawsuit. A grand jury investigation determined the police officer had conducted himself properly in the shooting incidence. The two plaintiffs will receive a portion of the settlement and Good’s children will receive the rest from a trust.
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