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Case Style: Jill Coccaro a/k/a Phoenix Feeley v. City of New York
Case Number: Unknown
Court: Supreme Court, New York County, New York
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