Throwback Case Thursday: Police Brutality

David A. Goldstein Co., LPA On August 29, 2012, at about 11:45 p.m., several Columbus police officers, arrested Joseph Hines, a black man, for littering and underage drinking. Hines was a 20-year-old student at the time and officers testified he had been resisting arrest. The officers used force in arresting the plaintiff, causing injuries, including…

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3 Things to Consider When Deciding if Your Case has Merit: Protesting

David A. Goldstein Co., LPA With the start of Derek Chauvin’s trial, one of the four officers involved in George Floyd’s death, memories of the BLM protests spring to life. My office received many protestors calling frustrated and wondering if they even had a case. These instances can get confusing—my job is to clear these…

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David A. Goldstein Co., L.P.A., Represents Survivors of Police Brutality

Sara Valentine The law offices of David A. Goldstein, Co., L.P.A., represents people whose civil rights have been violated by the police. David A. Goldstein represented an African-American male who was the survivor of police brutality and violations of his civil rights. On August 9, 2012, at 11:45 p.m., at least five City of Columbus…

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Hines v. City of Columbus Police


David A. Goldstein Co., LPA David A. Goldstein Co., L.P.A., along with a Michigan law firm, represented Joseph Hines, an Ohio State University student, in United States Southern District Court asserting claims against three Columbus Division of Police officers alleging excessive force when they arrested him. After a five-day Trial, the jury returned the verdict…

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Consumer Sales Violation and Fraud

Court Pillars

David A. Goldstein Co., LPA The law firm of David A. Goldstein Co., L.P.A. represented two home owners in a case captioned Ohio State Home Services, Inc. Plaintiffs asserted claims in Franklin County Court of Common Pleas against a waterproofing company for breach of contract, fraud and Consumer Sales Violation. A Judgment was entered in…

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