Gregg Johnson secures defense verdict

On November 15, 2019, a federal jury empaneled by the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York returned a unanimous defense verdict for the firm’s clients, a County Sheriff’s Office and Deputy.  Mr. Johnson presented the case for the firm’s clients in this civil rights action entitled Hansen v. Warren County  (1:17-CV-01134-TWD) in which the Plaintiff alleged that he was battered and subjected to excessive force.  On the fourth day of trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the firm’s clients resulting in a Judgment in their favor and putting an end to three years of litigation over the deployment of physical force used to arrest a suspect who was observed choking a female victim in her home.