C.A. No. 08-70ML.

747 F.Supp.2d 341 (2010)

Dulce DELGADO, as Administrator of the Estate of Jason C. Goncalves, and Rosa Berroa, as Mother and Next Friend of Jayon Javier Goncalves and Jaselyne Rose Goncalves, Plaintiffs, v. PAWTUCKET POLICE DEPARTMENT, City of Pawtucket, by and through its Finance Director, Ronald Wunschel, Richard LaForest in his official and individual capacity, Christopher R. Lombardi in his official and individual capacity, and George L. Kelley III in his official capacity, Defendants.

United States District Court, D. Rhode Island.

September 30, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jeffrey D. Sowa , Michael J. Jacobs , Laplante Sowa Goldman , Providence, RI, for Plaintiffs.

Marc Desisto , Michael A. Desisto , Desisto Law , Providence, RI, for Defendants.


MARY M. LISI, Chief Judge.

This litigation involves a high-speed automobile pursuit by police that ended with the death of 21-year old Jason Goncalves ("Goncalves"). On August 12, 2005, Officer Christopher R. Lombardi ("Lombardi") and Officer Richard LaForest ("LaForest") of the Pawtucket Police Department ("PPD") were patrolling a section of Pawtucket. Lombardi was driving a marked...

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