Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding Reports $600K Whistleblower Settlement

Case Funding Firm says a $600,000 settlement was recently reached in an NYPD whistleblower suit for a police officer who came forward with claims of arrest quotas and was then hospitalized in a psychiatric ward.

Oct 08, 2015, 05:00 ET from Legal-Bay LLC

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports today that a $600K settlement was recently reached in an NYPD whistleblower suit for a police officer who came forward with claims of arrest quotas and was later hospitalized in a psychiatric ward. According to The NY Daily News, the man involved, who blew the whistle on the Brooklyn cops who were "using arrest quotas and fudging crime stats," alleges he was harassed and retaliated against and thrown into a psychiatric ward. New York City settled the whistleblower suit for $600,000, and backpay and benefits from 2009 through the end of 2015 are included in the settlement, according to filings.

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Legal-Bay is reaffirming the fact that they will be focusing on funding commercial litigation cases for the remainder of 2015, including verdict and judgment on appeal cases, large employment dispute cases, and whistleblower suits such as the case at hand. Legal-Bay has always been a leader in lawsuit funding cash advances, however, they are putting an extra focus on assisting plaintiffs by providing large lawsuit funding amounts on complex commercial litigation cases. 

Chris Janish, CEO of Legal-Bay and Head of Commercial Litigation Funding, commented on the whistleblower suit and Legal-Bay's focus on similar cases in 2015, "Whistleblower and employment cases can be complicated at times, but our company has a strong focus in this area because as you can see in this NYPD case, the awards can be large."

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