The officer, Greg Abbott, claims he was trying to get a nervous driver to comply.
Robert Bennett helped the family of slain motorist Philando Castile win a $3 million settlement.
Ten recent deaths caused by police show a correlation between the size of the award and culpability.
For third time in a week, prosecutors fail to convict a cop
The recent acquittals in both Milwaukee and St. Paul follow a highly familiar pattern.
Protesters blocked a highway in St. Paul after a jury acquitted Yanez of manslaughter for shooting dead Castile during a July 2016 traffic stop.
The number of ER visits after police encounters were largely stable from 2006 to 2012.
The video for "Lavender" also rails against police brutality.
After recent shootings, members of the modern dance company came together to dance to Beyoncé's hit song.
"Racism is alive and kicking," says Oscar-nominated star Latifah.
"Whenever those of us who are concerned about failures of the criminal justice system attack police, you are doing a disservice to the cause," president says in Spain.
'This incident had nothing to do with the race of the driver. It had everything to do with the presence of a gun,' says Thomas Kelly, who represents Officer Jeronimo Yanez.
The cop wrote, "Yeah. I would have done 5," apparently referring to the number of times Philando Castile was shot.
"Fear is not an excuse. Hate will not win."