USC to pay $1.1 billion to settle decades of sex abuse claims against gynecologist

Los Angeles Times By Matt Hamilton, Harriet Ryan March 25, 2021 USC has agreed to pay more than $1.1 billion to former patients of campus gynecologist George Tyndall, the largest sex abuse payout in higher education history. The huge sum was revealed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court as lawyers for a final group of 710 women suing the university told a judge they had settled their claims for $852 million. USC previously agreed to pay thousands of other alumnae and students $215 million in a 2018 federal class-action settlement. A group of about 50 other cases were settled for an amount that has not been [...]

2021-03-25T17:31:35-07:00March 25th, 2021|

New lawsuit alleges L.A., Santa Monica, Beverly Hills used curfews to crush legitimate protest

John Carpenter files suit on behalf of dozens of protestors arrested for curfew violations during last summer’s mass demonstrations, calling out the unconstitutional tactics that stifled legitimate political speech against police violence.

2021-03-02T23:27:12-07:00March 2nd, 2021|

CBS2 Los Angeles Dave Lopez Reports

Justice = Truth+Love June 18, 2020 "They claim they were peacefully protesting, excising their first amendment rights, but when they stayed past curfew and the police responded..." Read the full report here. Justice = Truth + Love  

2020-08-31T13:31:53-07:00June 18th, 2020|

Police Brutality Protestors Seek out Damages From City Of LA, LAPD For Therapy Throughout Arrests – Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Attorneys representing a group known as Reality Appreciate Justice mentioned their consumers have begun filing claims towards the city of Los Angeles and LAPD for damages relating to the arrests and remedy of protestors. The protestors participated in demonstrations towards police brutality from May well 30 to June three, which have been sparked by the May well 25 deadly arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Attorneys John Carpenter and Sara Azari mentioned they will pursue a lot more claims on behalf of protestors who have been arrested for failing to disperse or violating curfew. “The path to justice begins with the truth,” Carpenter mentioned. “When the government enacts and enforces an [...]

2020-06-26T13:23:21-07:00June 7th, 2020|

Justice for Protesters

Attorneys representing a group called Truth Love Justice said their clients began filing claims for damages today against Los Angeles and its police department regarding the arrests and treatment of protesters from May 30 to June 3. The protesters participated in demonstrations against police brutality during that time, which were spurred by the May 25 death of George Floyd, killed by Minneapolis police officers and a subsequent video shared widespread on social media of him saying, “I can't breathe,'' before he died.

2020-06-29T11:09:48-07:00June 3rd, 2020|