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‘This Is Not Justice’: Japanese Family Settles With NYC But Condemns Handling Of NYPD Crash That Killed Student

The family of Ryo Oyamada announced “with heavy hearts” a settlement with the NYPD.  A police officer struck and killed Ryo while driving more than twice the speed limit at night against the flow of traffic and ...

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New York Post: Court Ruling Puts City on the Hook in Dangerous-Streets Suit

The city must do a better job fixing dangerous streets or face a slew of big lawsuits, thanks to a ruling by the state’s highest court in the case of a young boy injured in a 2004 crash. “Concerns about traffic and ...

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Daily News: “In 179 fatalities involving on-duty NYPD cops in 15 years, only 3 cases led to indictments — and just 1 conviction”

The Daily News interviewed Steve Vaccaro about the Shereese Francis case in connection with a broader report on the failure to prosecute police in instances of fatal misconduct. A Daily News analysis of NYPD-involved deaths ...

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Vaccaro & White Recover $1.1 Million for Family of Woman Killed by Police

The Law Office of Vaccaro & White recovered $1,100,003 from the City of New York in a suit alleging excessive force and discrimination on the basis of disability arsing out of the death of Shereese Francis.  Summoned to ...

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Gothamist: “Video: Flushing Ave Bike Lane Perfect Place To Park Your Truck Convoy”

Since it first crawled out of the primordial ooze by the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the bike lane on Flushing Avenue has proven irresistible to truck drivers looking for a spot to chill….[T]his stretch of Flushing has become ...

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