The collision severed the officer's spine in two places, caused him to lose a piece of his ear and left his face permanently disfigured, Katz said at a news conference last year.
Harris filed the lawsuit in December, accusing the officers of battery, unnecessary/excessive force and violating his civil rights.
The case remains under
The settlement, reached earlier this month, reflects a business deal between the city's insurance company and Harris, commissioners said. Had the case been allowed to go to trial, taxpayers may be in part responsible for liabilities and other damages amounting to more than the proposed settlement.
With the approval of the settlement, taxpayers will not be affected, said Commissioner
"I don't agree with this," he said during the meeting. "It's bad business as far as I'm concerned."
"We just need to get this behind us," he said. "Let's move on and move our city forward."
The commission approved the settlement in a 4-0 vote.
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