June 2, 2010
Taser Settlement * Fort Worth Offers to Pay $2 Million to Family of Michael Jacob
Officer Stephanie Phillips wasn't disciplined or indicted.
Jacobs' family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit, which doesn't limit the amount a city could be forced to pay, unlike cases filed in state court.
This blog has been following the issue of taser-related deaths for the past couple of years. This is one of the few cases that we've seen come full circle.