Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputy Involved Shooting Case, Player et al v. County of Los Angeles Set for Trial

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In a Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit, family members allege in the suit that Woodward Wilson Player III was shot and killed July 10, 2009 by Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies. The case is set to commence trial in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Alex Galindo Attorney at Law

The case entitled Player v. County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 435513 is set to commence trial on September 19, 2011 in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles, California.

The lawsuit contends that Mr. Player was shot by Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies as he tried to run away from the deputies after a vehicle pursuit. Court documents state that the family allege that the sheriff deputies shot Mr. Player while he was escaping and was unarmed. The deputy sheriffs, according to court documents, allege that Mr. Player did have a gun and as a result the shooting was justified. Mr. Player's family members filed suit and seek general and compensatory damages in an amount to be proven at trial for his wrongful death. The family is represented Brian T. Dunn of the Cochran Firm and Alex Galindo of Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP.

CURD, GALINDO & SMITH, LLP is a civil business litigation firm that represents both corporate and professional clients of all sizes and those who have been seriously injured or have lost a family member due to an accident, defective product, police misconduct or negligence. The law firm has recovered millions of dollars for its thousands of clients since 1995 by winning complex and challenging business disputes, death and injury cases involving police misconduct, traffic collisions, work place injuries and defective products, including defective automobiles, against some of the world's largest companies and governmental agencies.

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