She sued the officer for use of excessive force. She stated that the Taser should not have been used because she committed no violent act, and that she suffered great emotional distress following the incident. A jury awarded her $225,000 in damages. Valdez v. Ayers, 35 ATLA L. Rep.16 (Feb.1992).
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Valdez v. Ayers
|Cite||35 ATLA L.Rep. 16 (Feb. 1992)|