Baltimore City has recently paid out hefty sums in wrongful death lawsuits.
The city’s Board of Estimates is expected to approve a $300,000 settlement in a suit filed by the family of a man who died in police custody in Sept. 2012.
Anthony Anderson, 46, died of blunt force trauma to the torso following an arrest in east Baltimore. Anderson suffered fractured ribs, a ruptured spleen, and internal bleeding. He later died at the hospital.
Last year, the Board of Estimates approved a $145,000 settlement in the 2012 shooting death of George B. Wells III. Wells was shot to death in Reservoir Hill after police responded to a domestic violence call.
In 2015, the city approved a $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, who died a week after being critically injured in police custody.