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Tiburon settles lawsuit from 2012 police motorcycle crash for $200,000


Tiburon has agreed to a $200,000 settlement for a wrongful-injury lawsuit in which a former resident accused a police officer of negligently driving his motorcycle and crashing into her car in 2012. Plaintiff Cheryl Jordan’s case against the town was dismissed Sept. 19 as a result of the settlement, which will be covered by the town’s insurance policy with the Association of Bay Area Governments. The town won’t face any out-of-pocket payments this year; it had in a previous year paid its $50,000 insurance deductible toward the claim, according to town attorney Benjamin Stock.

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