Galinger family files suit against Janet Hinds for officer’s death

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Officer Nicholas Galinger was transported to a local hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The family of Chattanooga Police Officer Nicholas Galinger have filed a lawsuit against Janet Hinds.

The suit accuses her of speeding and driving under the influence when her car hit Galinger, who was checking on an overflowing manhole cover.

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The suit claims “Hinds fled the scene without an ounce of remorse.”

The family accuse Hinds of gross negligence and are asking for $10 million in compensatory and punitive damages.