Hamilton Clarke, LLP Secures $9.25M Verdict in Federal Civil Rights Suit Related to Death of Terry L. Cooper at Clinton Correctional Facility

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Jury Awards $9.25M in Suit Over Prisoner's Death in Dannemora

ALBANY — A federal jury has awarded $9.25 million to the mother of a prisoner who died after a 2016 confrontation with correction officers at Clinton Correctional Facility.

The verdict was delivered hours after the jury began deliberating Tracy Yvonne Cooper’s assertion that baton-wielding guards at the Dannemora prison used excessive force when they killed her 25-year-old son, Terry L. Cooper.

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