Firm Sues Deputy Who Broke Woman’s Arm During Routine Welfare Check At Her Home

Levin Sitcoff Waneka has filed suit in U.S. District Court on behalf of a Douglas County woman whose right arm was broken and permanently debilitated by one of three Douglas County sheriff’s deputies sent to her home at the request of her sister to make a routine welfare check.

As reported in The Denver Post, the plaintiff was taken to the hospital for treatment and still suffers from pain radiating down her arm, grip and overall hand weakness. Nearly all of the incident, including the moment of injury, which occurred in Lone Tree about 8 a.m. on August 14, 2017 was captured on a deputy body cameras.

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