LBAC WINS CHALLENGING TRIAL IN DEPUTY-INVOLVED FATAL SHOOTING

On May 3, 2013, Dennis M. Gonzales and a team of associates obtained a defense verdict in Lopez v. County of Los Angeles, Case No. BC 460074, following an 8-day jury trial in a wrongful death action arising from a fatal deputy-involved shooting. An off-duty Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy fatally shot and killed decedent after decedent ignored the deputy’s commands and instead reached into his waistband. Although a subsequent Continue reading