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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Civil Rights - 42 USC 1981 | Civil Rights - 42 USC 1983 | Government - Excessive Force | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement | Intentional Torts - Assault and Battery 

Case: David Zook v. David Zapatocky, David Coffman, Jason Zola, Joseph Babula, and Mark Zola

State: PA

Date: 2014-11-20

Experts: R. Paul McCauley Ph.D. (Indiana, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On Aug. 24, 2011, at about 1 a.m., plaintiff David Zook, 60, was driving a Hyundai Accent at the intersection of Church and Buttonwood streets, in Hazleton, when he was pulled over by police officers...

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Case Types: Civil Rights - 42 USC 1983 | Government - Excessive Force | Intentional Torts - False Arrest | Intentional Torts - Malicious Prosecution 

Case: Jordan Miles v. City of Pittsburgh; Michael Saldutte, individually and in his official capacities as a police officer of the City of Pittsburgh, a municipal corporation; David Sisak, individually and in his official capacities as a police officer of the City of Pittsburgh; and Richard Ewing, individually and in his official capacities as a police officer of the City of Pittsburgh

State: PA

Date: 2014-03-31

Experts: R. Paul McCauley Ph.D. (Indiana, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On Jan. 12, 2010, plaintiff Jordan Miles, 18, exited his mother's residence on Tioga Street in Pittsburgh, and began walking to his grandmother's home located nearby....

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Fourth Amendment -  | Government - Excessive Force | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Intentional Torts - Assault and Battery 

Case: Evelyn Monica Pagan-Delgado, in her own right and as administratrix of the Estate of Juan Angel Delgado v. City of Philadelphia; City of Philadelphia Police Commissioner, Charles H. Ramsey; Police Officer Francis McAnulty; and Police Officers, John Does 1 through John Does X

State: PA

Date: 2011-11-01

Experts: R. Paul McCauley Ph.D. (Indiana, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On March 6, 2009, at 8:01 p.m., plaintiff's decedent Juan Angel Delgado, 43, was on the roof of the Philadelphia Gas Works complex (his place of employment) at Ninth and Montgomery Streets in North P...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Negligence - Police as Defendant 

Case: Wanda Moore and Chester Glenn, as co-administrators of the Estate of Jerome Smith, Lakeisha Marie Rankin-Reese, as administratrix of the Estate of Michelle A. Rankin, Lynette Grace, Donna Walker, Joseph A. Walker, Joseph H. Walker, Danielle Walker and Matthew Walker v. Terrence Boyle, the City of Pittsburgh, Devon Miles and the Pittsburgh Police Department

State: PA

Date: 2010-02-09

Experts: R. Paul McCauley (Indiana, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On May 2, 2006, plaintiffs' decedent Michelle A. Rankin, a 35-year-old Inventory Control Representative, was driving her sedan eastbound on Bennett Street in Pittsburgh, with plaintiffs' decedent Jer...

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Case Types: Civil Rights - 42 USC 1983 | Government - Monell Action | Government - Wrongful Conviction | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Government - Wrongful Incarceration | Intentional Torts - Malicious Prosecution | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training 

Case: Thomas Doswell and Raymond Thomas Lowry v. City of Pittsburgh and Herman Wolf

State: PA

Date: 2009-11-25

Experts: R. Paul McCauley (Philadelphia, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On March 13, 1986, plaintiff Thomas Doswell, 20s, was arrested for the rape and assault of Helen Tokar. Pittsburgh Police Detective Herman Wolf, who had arrested Doswell for a similar attack in July ...

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Case Types: Government - Excessive Force | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant 

Case: Henry Weiner and Ziggy's PV Express Lube Inc. v. Lance Frost

State: PA

Date: 2009-10-29

Experts: R. Paul McCauley (Indiana, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On Aug. 15, 2005, plaintiff Henry Weiner, a tow truck owner in his 50s, was arrested for theft by Phoenixville Police Officer Lance Frost. Weiner was picked up at his place of business, where Frost h...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Torts - State Tort Claims Act | Government - Sovereign Immunity | Negligence - Police as Defendant 

Case: Christian Serpa v. New Jersey State Police, State of New Jersey, Trooper Michael Grubic, Trooper Enrique Villa and Trooper David Monisera

State: NJ

Date: 2009-04-02

Experts: R. Paul McCauley (Philadelphia, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On Aug. 6, 2005, plaintiff Christian Serpa was taken into custody by New Jersey State Police troopers Michael Grubic and Enrique Villa. He was handcuffed and placed in the back seat of a State Police...

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Case Types: Government - Police | Negligence - Police as Defendant | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Torts - Tortious Violation of Public Policy | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training | Emotional Distress - Reckless Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: James A. Williams, Administrator Ad Prosequendum of the Estate of Natalie Ann Williams, deceased; Guardian Ad Litem of Majahane Williams, an infant; and individually and Wanda Williams v. City of Trenton; Department of Trenton Police Department; City of Trenton Housing Authority; John Coe, Leonard Aviles, Remoquide Hernandez, Richard Wolk and Philip Ashbock, individually and in their official capacity as police officer in the Trenton Police Department

State: NJ

Date: 2007-05-23

Experts: R. Paul McCauley (Philadelphia, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: At approximately 6:45 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2000, plaintiff Wanda Williams was shot by James Davis. She was his second victim that day; he'd already killed her step-daughter. ...

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Case Types: Gross Negligence -  | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant 

Case: Estate of Loren Riley v. Frank Pavgouzas

State: PA

Date: 2006-10-04

Experts: R. Paul McCauley (Philadelphia, PA) Police Practices & Procedures

Summary: On Aug. 11, 2003, plaintiff's decedent, Loren Riley, 27, unemployed, who suffered mental illness, ran naked in the street outside of her Frankford residence, yelling that she was on fire and making s...