Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto

About MoreLaw
Contact MoreLaw

Please E-mail suggested additions, comments and/or corrections to Kent@MoreLaw.Com.

Help support the publication of case reports on MoreLaw

Date: 02-16-2018

Case Style:

Family and Estate of Korryn Gaines v. Baltimore County

City of Baltimore Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Case Number:

Judge: Not Available

Court: Circuit Court, Baltimore County, Maryland

Plaintiff's Attorney: Kenneth Ravenell and Wyndal Gordon

Defendant's Attorney: Mike Field and James S. Ruckle

Description: Baltimore, MD - Jury Awards Family of Woman Killed by Cop $32 Million

The family and estate of Korryn Gaines sued Baltimore County and Royce Ruby on excessive for theories that he did not have good cause to shoot and kill her.

The 2016 death of Korryn Gaines came at the end of six-hour standoff in her apartment.

Cpl. Royce Ruby and his partner had attempted to serve warrants on Gaines and her fiance that day. They determined that Gaines was in the apartment and when she would not open the door they kicked it in and were confronted by Gaines who pointed a shotgun at them. The fiance left with the infant daughter but Gaines remained in the apartment with her 5-year-old son.

The shot that killed Gaines also wounded the boy.

Outcome: Plaintiffs' verdict for $32 million.

Plaintiff's Experts: Plaintiff

Defendant's Experts:


Home | Add Attorney | Add Expert | Add Court Reporter | Sign In
Find-A-Lawyer By City | Find-A-Lawyer By State and City | Articles | Recent Lawyer Listings
Verdict Corrections | Link Errors | Advertising | Editor | Privacy Statement
© 1996-2018 MoreLaw, Inc. - All rights reserved.