From here:

    The city has settled a $20 million lawsuit filed by the family of a veteran New York Times reporter whose beating death raised questions about the city’s emergency medical services, the mayor said Thursday.

    David Rosenbaum
    , 63, was beaten with a heavy plastic pipe during a mugging near his home in January 2006. The family alleged that the people responsible for helping Rosenbaum — from emergency medical workers to hospital staff — failed him.

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