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Get Hit By NYPD, Fix The Car

November 14, 2012 by  

Get Hit By NYPD, Fix The Car
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A man in New York City who was hit by a New York Police Department cruiser and injured received a letter from the department requesting $1,000 for damage to the vehicle.

Jesse Zorski, 25, was hospitalized at New York Downtown Hospital after the patrol car struck his left leg, causing him to fall into the side-view mirror and hit the ground. The uninsured man incurred $1,200 in medical costs due to the accident, according to the New York Daily News.

Zorski’s family sued the NYPD to cover the cost of the medical expenses, but received a bill in the mail rather than help covering the medical costs. A letter accompanying the bill demanded he pay for $1,028.08 in damage done to the patrol car. The department threatened to file a lawsuit against the victim if he did not address the fine quickly enough.

The NYPD defended its actions, claiming the officer who struck Zorski at a crosswalk in the city had the right of way, and claimed that pedestrian had been drinking.

The two beers he had drunk and the hearing aid he wears did not affect his walking, Zorski claims.

“I was perfectly coherent,” Zorski said. “I was shocked, certainly, but not inebriated.”

The man said he believes the department was trying to punish him for filing suit over his medical costs.

The department has since withdrawn the case against Zoriski.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • phideaux

    NYPD must need to refill their supply of bullets for shooting the homeless and the imigrants cowering in fear in doorways.

    • Jimmy the Greek

      If they shooting who you say , Hell i have around 3,000 rounds of 9mm i would be happy to send them 1,000 rounds to help them out .

      • eddie47d

        Why don’t you just call yourself Weird Jimmy? Then deport yourself back to Greece.

      • http://alsina846.wordpress.com millie

        to mimmy,
        eddie is right, I agree, deport yourself back to greece, get lost

    • Jimmy the Greek

      eddie if i could make a liven there i would be in Greece and would be part of Golden Dawn that is the party that well save Greece !

  • Harold Olsen

    If the NYPD gets away with this (the cop, in effect, assaulted this guy with his patrol car) then what will happen the next time a cop physically assaults someone with his fists or his night stick or maglite? Arrest the victim and throw him into prison? I’ve always known the NYPD was a corrupt police force and now they aren’t even trying to hid it. I hate NY, even though I’ve never been there. Everything I see and hear about it makes me not want to have anything to do with it.

    • http://Personallibertydigest Roland

      Ya, if it were a truck driver who hit him & the driver had a CDL, he would have had to take a pee test on the spot for drugs, plus a fine for hitting a pedestrian, plus maybe blocking traffic!

      • Jimmy the Greek

        You got that right !

    • Jimmy the Greek

      You must never had to deal with NYPD They well kick your rear for looking at them , and don’t let them get a broom Handel , remember some years back they shoved the broom Handel up that guys rear end .

      • eddie47d

        NY cops are crazy as you say but remember you want to give them more bullets! Hmmm!

      • Jimmy the Greek

        NYPD can be useful idiots

      • http://YAHOO.COM DEAN

        I had to deal with them, they are the biggest [expletive deleted] around. was going threw a tole booth with a rented van,E150 half ton, had to show reg. then he charged me for a 1 ton, twice the price. told him it was a half ton a$$ said pay the tole or he was going to tow the van. a real peace of [expletive deleted].

  • edd

    Jesse Zorski,should sue the cop that was driving the cop car! And What About That cop was he Drug Testedfor Drugs, Tested for Drinking?????

  • RivahMitch

    Always remember, the Police are NOT on your side. They’re on their own side.

  • harold wilson

    Recent responce when an officer was questioned as to their abuse of power. “they had a badge a gun and were impowered to do anything they f _ _ _ing wanted to do”. This responce is pervasive across the nations law enforcement bodies which frequentlyis populated with “thugs and society malcontents.

    If one were to review the records for the number of domestic violence cases, drug involvement and shooting involving menbers of the law enforcement community who are hired to “serve and protect” leaves the law enforcement community open to the question. “From whom”?.

  • B. W. Clark

    My wife was hit by a car 25 years ago. The owner of the car sent us a bill for the damage to her car. Our lawyer told us to send the bill to our insurance company, which we did. I never heard anything about it since then. The insurance company took care of it.

  • Patriot II

    The Cops in NYC must be in the Union huh?

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