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Date: 06-20-2007

Case Style: Jill Coccaro a/k/a Phoenix Feeley v. City of New York

Case Number: Unknown

Judge: Unknown

Court: Supreme Court, New York County, New York

Plaintiff's Attorney:

Jeffrey Rothman, New York, New York

Defendant's Attorney: Unknown


Jill Coccaro a/k/a Phoenix Feeley sued the City of New York on a false arrest theory claiming that her arrest for strolling topless in Manhattan's Lower East Side section was wrongful. Plaintiff claimed that she was yanked out of a patrol car by her hair and taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation during the 12 hours that she was held by authorities.

The defenses asserted by the City of New York are not available.

Outcome: Settled for $29,000.00.

Plaintiff's Experts: Unknown

Defendant's Experts: Unknown

Comments: None

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