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We helped our two clients, the children of Humberto (“Beto”) Martinez, settle their claims for their father’s wrongful chokehold death for $7.3 million plus police reforms.  This local case involved Pittsburg police officers’ use of a carotid hold and choke hold, and other highly injurious force, on video, while Beto…

This was George Floyd’s plea last night to Minneapolis Police Officers as they held him face down, with one knee on his torso and one knee on his neck.  News reports show the officers held Mr. Floyd down for over eight minutes, keeping an officer’s knee pressing on his torso…

In another outrageous incident, Sonoma County Deputies killed the victim of the crime they were “solving.”  Deputy Charles Blount has been fired for his overly aggressive conduct, including a choke hold, that killed David Glen Ward, who was actually the victim of a previously reported carjacking.  Stunning video, finally released,…