Civil Rights Violations Case Results
Gousse v. Los Angeles Police Department Verdict: $33 million
Haitian immigrant surgeon visiting Los Angeles for medical conference became a victim of excessive force by Rampart police. During unfounded detention, doctor's hand was bound so tightly that it caused severe nerve damage and he can no longer perform surgery.
Rastello v. Torrance Police Department Verdict: $6 million
Settled on appeal: $6.5 million plus attorney fee award of $2.1 million Wrongful death of a 19-year-old motorcyclist killed when a police sergeant, who had been drinking, turned left into the decedent. A violation of civil rights occurred in the attempted cover-up of the incident by the Torrance Police Department.
Mickail Myles vs. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department: $5 million
A jury reached a unanimous $ 5 million verdict against San Diego County and its Sheriff's Department in a federal civil rights trial involving allegations of excessive force and negligent supervision within the organization.
Chao v. Ma Verdict: $3.1 million
Award against defendant who conspired in futile kidnapping and murder attempt of plaintiff.
Miller v. Los Angeles Police Department Settlement: $450,000
Police used excessive force and beat client with a flashlight eleven times after he surrendered.
Harassment Case Results
Andrews v. Marriott Verdict: $55 million
GB&W partners Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr and Tobin Lanzetta, along with Associate Molly McKibben and Co-Counsel Randall Kinnard obtained a landmark $55 million verdict for FOX Sports reporter and TV personality Erin Andrews in her case against the Nashville Marriott hotel for its misconduct. Read the full case summary here.
Doe v. Doe Judgment: $20.7 million
Sexual Assault of college student.
Perry v. Hewlett Packard Verdict: $850,000
Plaintiff was terminated by her employer for complaining about sexual harassment and racial discrimination by her immediate supervisor. After an appeal, the case was settled for $1 million.
Hawkshaw, et al. vs. Federal Express: Action pending
Action brought by five managers at Federal Express facility for sexual harassment and verbal abuse by their immediate supervisor.
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