New York City Law Department

City Settles For $3.9 Million In Case Of Ramarley Graham, Bronx Teen Killed By Cop In 2012The City of New York on Friday agreed to pay $3.9 million to the family of Ramarley Graham, a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.
Bratton Expresses Outrage Over City's $5,000 Settlement With Machete-Wielding Man Shot By PoliceA man shot by police after threatening them with a machete has received a $5,000 settlement from New York City.
NYC, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged Wrongful ArrestsAttorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.
First Lawsuit Against City For Harlem Building Explosion PlannedThe family of the late Griselde Camacho filed two notices of claim on Wednesday in connection with the March 12 explosion that killed eight people and hurt more than 60. Camacho's mother, Carmen Quinones, remains hospitalized.
Lower Manhattan Residents Sue NYPD Over WTC Security PlanThe lawsuit seeks to force the police and other agencies to explain how they came up with the security plan before anything is put in place.