Benjamin Crump to announce civil lawsuit against city of Minneapolis for George Floyd's death

Benjamin Crump, the attorney representing George Floyd's family.

George Floyd's family attorney Benjamin Crump and his co-counsel say they will announce a civil lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and its police officers Wednesday.

Joined by co-counsel Antonio Romanucci, Crump said he will announce the civil suit at a news conference at noon in Minneapolis. Watch the press conference live on

Last year, Justine Ruszcyk Damond’s family settled a civil lawsuit with the city of Minneapolis for $20 million, making it the largest police misconduct payout in Minnesota history.