The town of Westfield has agreed to pay $1.15 million to settle a federal civil rights suit by a Lowenstein Sandler attorney and his wife, also an attorney, who claimed that local police entered their home without a warrant and used excessive force when responding to complaints of a late-night gathering.
Lawrence Rolnick and his wife, Kimberly Sorrentino, agreed to accept a $1 million settlement in the suit in federal court in Newark on Nov. 12. The couple’s son, Austin Rolnick, agreed to accept $100,000 on Oct. 16. A family friend, Ramon Martinez, agreed to accept $55,000, also on Oct. 16.
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