The city of Seattle has agreed to pay a $45,000 settlement to a woman who was stunned with a Taser while pregnant after she refused a police officer’s order to sign a traffic ticket.

“After almost eight years of litigation, we are pleased to have this matter resolved,” City Attorney Pete Holmes said.

He said the city admits no wrongdoing on the part of the officers who stunned the woman, dragged her from her car and laid her face-down in the street during the November 2004 incident.

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