Survivors sued the city in civil court and won damages.
At the same time, the bill raised the level of proof plaintiffs must show to win such damages.
To win damages, he will still have to prove that the state's error contributed to his son's death.
It won damages of $25 million but wanted an injunction as well.
Green sued and won damages of $24 for the assault.
He was the first of 1,281 inmates to win damages in the long-running case.
She subsequently won substantial damages against the newspaper in March 2013.
A local man has become the first person in the state to win damages for being denied a promotion because of his weight.
The woman eventually won £35,000 damages from the doctor.
On one level, they said, the case was simply about whether the lawyers for 1,281 inmates could win damages.