Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP obtains nearly one million dollars for family of man who died after police officers arrested him The city of Los Angeles will pay nearly $1 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of Omar Abrego, who died after a confrontation in South L.A. with police officers trying to arrest him. Omar Abrego’s death was one of two in August 2014 that drew outrage from activists protesting killings by police. Abrego died about a week before Ezell Ford, a mentally ill black man, was fatally shot by officers just a few blocks from where Abrego was taken into custody.Read More →

TYGA’S MUSIC CO. OWES $248K TO INJURED FAN Tyga’s either a sore loser or can’t get his legal ducks in a row — his music company owes big money to a concertgoer who sued 2 years ago, but still hasn’t been paid. Shocking, right? Quick backstory: Shyanne Riekena sued Tyga’s co. after a light stand fell and hit her in the head during one of his concerts in Grand Rapids, MI. She says she suffered head trauma and permanent scarring. Shyanne sued in 2015 and finally scored a victory last year, with a judge awarding her about $235k. Thing is … Tyga Music hasn’t cutRead More →

filmstories.us Singer Bryson Tiller’s Ex-Supervisor Says His New Workforce Screwed Him out of Cash Grammy nominee Bryson Tiller‘s on the middle of a lawsuit between his previous and current reps, who’re battling over his revenue now that his profession’s blowing up. In a lawsuit, Bryson’s ex-manager, Steven J. Dorn, says he received pushed out of his gig by the singer’s present lawyer. Dorn says he coated Bryson’s dwelling bills, youngster help funds, automotive insurance coverage and secured recording amenities for him. He says Bryson agreed to pay him again after which cut up his future revenue evenly with him … in response to the docs.Read More →

LAPD to pay $1.5M settlement for killing unarmed mentally ill black man The Los Angeles City Council approved a $1.5 million payout Wednesday to settle the 2014 police killing of Ezell Ford, an unarmed, mentally ill black man. The underlying pact was reached with Ford’s parents Edsell and Tritobia Ford last October but wasn’t official until the council voted 10-2 to ratify it. “They’re happy this is behind them so can move on with their lives, but this was never about money,” Ford family lawyer Boris Treyzon told the Daily News. “This is not what she was looking for,” he said, referring to Ford’s momRead More →

$1.5M Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Ezell Ford LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles City Council approved a $1.5 million payment Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed by the parents of Ezell Ford over his fatal shooting by police three years ago. The announcement comes just weeks after the district attorney’s office declined to press any charges against the officers, Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas, who shot Ford on the evening of Aug. 11, 2014. In January, the district attorney’s justice system integrity division concluded that Wampler and Villegas “acted lawfully in self-defense and in defense of others” when theyRead More →

L.A. City Council approves $1.5-million settlement in police killing of Ezell Ford The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Ezell Ford, whose 2014 killing by LAPD officers became a local touchstone in the national outcry over police shootings. The 10-2 vote approving the settlement comes two weeks after L.A. County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey announced she would not criminally charge the two officers who shot Ford during a scuffle in his South L.A. neighborhood. It also adds to the growing financial fallout from deadly LAPD shootings. In December, the city agreed toRead More →

NutriBullet user sues trendy blender company saying her device EXPLODED and tore out chunks of her hand leaving her unable to feel Wendy Littlefield, from Nevada, used her NutriBullet 900 blending machine However she claims the device malfunctioned causing injuries to her right hand Says injuries caused by negligence of manufacturer Homeland Housewares She says they should have known the machines were ‘unreasonably dangerous’ A woman has sued a fashionable blender company, claiming the device exploded which led to the spinning blades chopping her right hand. Wendy Littlefield, from Henderson in Nevada, had used her Magic Bullet NutriBullet 900 series machine to blend canned tomatoesRead More →

NUTRIBULLET SUED IT CHOPPED MY TOMATOES AND MY HAND A Nutribullet allegedly did what its name insinuates … it shot like a bullet through a woman’s hand, tearing it apart. Wendy Littlefield claims in a new lawsuit she was blending canned tomatoes and beans when her NutriBullet 900 series exploded without warning, sending the blades spinning smack into her right hand. The pictures are super gnarly. Wendy says she endured multiple surgeries but still lost feeling and use of 2 fingers. Wendy’s attorneys at Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP, add this isn’t an isolated incident … they’ve filed similar lawsuits on behalf of at leastRead More →