Case Results

Sexual Abuse And Sexual Harassment

$3.2 Million Sexual Assault Settlement

A high school intern at the Las Cruces Police Department was assaulted by a police officer during a ride-along. We reached a $3.2 million settlement with the city.

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$2.5 Million Sexual Harassment Settlement

Six former and current female corrections officers at Los Lunas prison were the victims of sexual harassment and discrimination by 23 male guards. The state of New Mexico agreed to pay $2.5 million to the corrections officers in a settlement.

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$3.2 Million Sexual Assault Verdict

A first grader was molested by a substitute teacher in the Farmington Municipal School District. We secured a $3.2 million verdict on behalf of the victim.

Police Misconduct

$11 Million Verdict On Police Shooting

An Iraq War veteran was fatally shot by an Albuquerque Police Department detective. After refusing a $1.3 million settlement offer from the city, we secured an $11 million verdict for the family of the deceased.

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$5 Million Police Shooting Settlement

An Albuquerque police officer fatally shot a homeless man, an incident that received national attention. Our attorneys reached a $5 million settlement with the city on behalf of the family of the deceased. The settlement also led to changes in how the APD treats individuals who are homeless or mentally ill.

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$5 Million Police Shooting Settlement

A 19-year-old woman was shot and killed by a police officer during a foot chase. The use of deadly force was excessive, and the family of the deceased received $5 million in a settlement from the city.

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$1.6 Million Police Abuse Settlement

A New Mexico man was arrested after a routine traffic stop on suspicion of drug possession. He was detained for 14 hours and was forced to submit to enemas, probes and a colonoscopy. The victim was also charged more than $4,500 for these medical procedures. We reached a settlement with local authorities for $1.6 million.

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