The city has offered a record-setting $2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who was killed with a Taser during a confrontation with police last year.
The City Council is scheduled to vote on the settlement according to an agenda posted online.
It’s the biggest lawsuit settlement offer Fort Worth has ever had in a case involving death or injury, Assistant City Attorney Gerald Pruitt said.
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Michael Patrick Jacobs Jr. died April 18, 2009, after he was shocked for a total of 54 seconds.
Jacobs, 24, had a history of mental illness, and his family called police because he was off his medication and behaving aggressively.
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