Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit in opposition to Los Angeles County is lastly over.
As , the 40-year-old widower of Kobe Bryant sued for emotional misery after eight LA County Sheriff’s deputies took grotesque pictures of her husband and daughter Gianna Bryant‘s stays with their telephones whereas on the scene of the 2020 helicopter crash. Not solely did they take the images from the accident that took 9 individuals’s lives, however in addition they shared them. So terrible…
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Vanessa, who beforehand outed the police who captured the pics from the lethal crash, took the stand in courtroom final week, saying that she experiences panic assaults and anxiousness “to at the present time” over the concern of them being leaked. Nevertheless, attorneys for the county fired again that because the pics by no means surfaced on-line they usually have since been deleted from the officer’s telephones, there is no such thing as a purpose for concern over them doubtlessly being launched.
Now, after practically two weeks of testimonies from first responders and Vanessa, TMZ reported that she gained her case late Wednesday afternoon. The ten jurors awarded the momma $16 million whereas her co-plaintiff Chris Chester, who misplaced his spouse Sarah and daughter Payton within the accident, was given $15 million. His legal professional, Jerry Jackson, advised the outlet that he’s “grateful to a jury and choose that gave us a good trial.” In the meantime, Vanessa reportedly broke down in tears as soon as the decision in opposition to each the LA County Sheriff’s Division and the LA County Fireplace Division was learn.
She additionally took to Instagram later to react to the choice, writing:
“All for you! I like you! JUSTICE for Kobe and Gigi! #Betonyourself #MambaDay 8•24•22 #MambaMentality”
Reactions to the decision, Perezcious readers?
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