Category archives: Firm News

Civil rights attorney, James DeSimone, on the Kevin Spacey “not guilty”

Civil rights attorney, James DeSimone, says even though Kevin Spacey was found not guilty of liable, "one case does not define a movement." See all coverage here:

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$1.5M Awarded in Damages Against OC Coroner’s Office

Frank J. Kerrigan, 86, left, of Wildomar, his daughter Carole Meikle, 62, center, of Silverado, and their attorney V. James DeSimone, right, are shown outside the Orange County Superior Court…

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State To Pay $3.5 Million in Inmate’s Killing at Women’s Prison

  LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2022 – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement to compensate the mother and teenage son of a…

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Lawsuit: A Riverside County employee died of Covid-19 he contracted at work; his supervisors ignored safety measures and repeated requests to work from home

RIVERSIDE, CALIF., Jan. 10, 2022 – Supervisors at Riverside County’s flood control district ignored Covid-19 safety measures and cost a Riverside man his life, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.…

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Groundbreaking ruling handed down in sex harassment and retaliation case

Judge names HR staffing firm co-employer in ongoing suit headed to trial LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 15, 2021— A Miami, Florida, company providing human-resource services can be considered a co-employer,…

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Unjustly beaten by deputies, left with a traumatic brain injury, Black man files federal civil rights lawsuit against LA County Sheriff

The New York resident was pulled over for driving a rental truck he was unaware had expired tags. LOS ANGELES, CALIF., Dec. 9, 2021 – A man who sustained a…

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Visalia Police Hit With Another Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit

A schizophrenic man was in crisis. Police directed a K-9 to maul his face, delayed first aid, withheld information from doctors and tossed him barely dressed in jail without medication,…

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Family to hold peaceful protest over LAPD’s use of force in man’s death

LOS ANGELES, CALIF., June 10, 2021 – The family of Daniel Rivera, who died of cardiac arrest after being tased, hogtied, and left in a prone position by police last…

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