The City of Philadelphia has paid over 100 million dollars in police misconduct claims since 2010. In this episode we talk with attorney Andrew R. Duffy who is experienced in police misconduct lawsuits. During the podcast we will address such questions as: The process used to evaluate a viable claim against a police department. What parties are typically named as defendants in these matters? Is a criminal conviction helpful to a civil claim? What type of factors will determine the value of a case? How long will it take for a case to go to trial or settle?