Assaulted Nurse Wins Police Brutality Case
The Young Turks’s Police Video
A Utah nurse who was wrongfully arrested by a police officer just settled the case. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you what she is doing with the money. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. Join TYT: https://goo.gl/v8E64M
“SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled Tuesday with Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital for $500,000.
Nurse Alex Wubbels and her lawyer, Karra Porter, announced the move nearly two months after they released police body-camera video showing Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing Wubbels. The footage drew widespread attention online amid the national debate about police use of force.
The settlement covers all possible defendants in a lawsuit, including individual police officers, university police and hospital security guards. The payout will be divided among the city and the University of Utah.
Wubbels plans to use part of the money to fund legal help for others trying to get similar body-camera video. She said that in cases like hers, video is essential to being heard and believed.”
Read more here: https://www.yahoo.com/news/utah-nurse-settles-over-rough-arrest-caught-video-230529501.html
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