Lawyers also suing Memphis police for intentional infliction of emotional distress for lying to his mother
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump, Antonio Romanucci, and local counsel, retired Judge Earnestine Hunt Dorse, will announce the filing of a civil lawsuit against the City of Memphis, Memphis Police Department, and individual officers for the January 2023 death of Tyre Nichols. The 29-year-old father was killed after a pretextual traffic stop and a brutal beating by Memphis Police Officers.
Members of Tyre Nichols’ family
Attorney Ben Crump
Attorney Antonio Romanucci
Judge Earnestine Hunt Dorse
April 19, 2023
Outside Circuit Court Clerk’s Office
140 Adams Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
About Ben Crump Law
Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump and his national network of specialized attorneys have spearheaded a legal movement to better protect the rights of marginalized citizens. He has led landscape-changing civil rights cases and represented clients in a wide range of areas including civil rights, personal injury, labor and employment, class actions, and more. Ben Crump Law is dedicated to holding the powerful accountable. For more, visit BenCrump.com or call (800) 935-8111.
About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Romanucci & Blandin is a Chicago-based national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse, and wrongful death arising from police misconduct, corporate negligence, civil rights actions, medical malpractice, mass torts, and class actions. For the last 25 years, the firm has been widely recognized for representing plaintiffs in numerous practice areas including mass shootings, workers’ compensation, pharmaceuticals, civil rights, police misconduct, excessive force, aviation, product liability, and premises liability. For more information, please visit www.rblaw.net or call (312) 458-1000.