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 assist in transporting her to the hospital, four police officers ignored NYPD rules and training, chased Shereese […]


Queens Tribune: “NYCHA Video Challenges NYPD Crash Story”

The Queens Tribune reports on new evidence disproving NYPD claims that a police officer was not at fault in killing Ryo Oyamada. A newly-released video from the night student Ryo Oyamada was killed by a police car outside Queensbridge houses have called the NYPD’s version of events into question. Oyamada was killed in late February […]


WPIX11: “Did NYPD cover up details in Queens patrol-car death of Japanese student?”

Mario Diaz of WPIX11, the reporter first on the scene the night Ryo Oyamada was killed, pieces together all the evidence of the NYPD cover-up in this video report. QUEENSBRIDGE, Queens (PIX11) – New video is putting the official story of an NYPD officer in question after Japanese student Ryo Oyamada was struck and killed by […]


Daily News: “New video indicates NYPD covered up key details in pedestrian’s death”

The Daily News covers the growing evidence that NYPD covered up the circumstances of Ryo Oyamada’s death. Steve Vaccaro, the lawyer representing the family of slain pedestrian Ryo Oyamada, says that recently released video shows that the NYPD cruiser that struck and killed the 24-year-old likely did not have its emergency lights on, despite reported […]


Gothamist: “Video Points To NYPD Cover-Up After Cop Fatally Ran Over Pedestrian”

Gothamist continues its in-depth coverage of the death of Ryo Oyamada and efforts by his family to uncover the truth about the NYPD’s role. Newly released video from NYC Housing Authority security cameras in Queensbridge appears to show that the NYPD is lying about a fatal crash that killed a Japanese student last year and […]