Eric J. Hertz Defends Former Atlanta Falcon Cheerleader Against Hip Hop's B List Bullies

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Are You a Victim of a Celebrity Attack? Are You Tired of Celebrities Escaping The Justice System? Eric J. Hertz Will Not Be Intimidated and Will Fight for Your Rights.

Shayla Stevens v. Jermaine Dupri and Shawntae Harris aka Da Brat
Case Number: 1106943-99
Court of Record: Superior Court of Cobb

Harlen Akins v. Robert James Ritchie aka Kid Rock, et al.
Case Number: 07-A-79984-4
Court of Record: State Court of DeKalb County

Eric J. Hertz will be representing former Atlanta Falcons cheerleader, Shayla Stevens, in a civil lawsuit involving hip hop artists Jermaine Dupri and Shawntae Harris, aka Da Brat. The lawsuit was filed by Shayla Stevens over a club incident that occurred several years ago at Dupri’s Studio 72, located just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Shayla Stevens is suing Da Brat for an undisclosed amount and states that Da Brat allegedly struck her in the face with a bottle of rum, causing permanent scars and nerve damage to her face.

Eric. J Hertz is certainly no stranger to defending every day citizens against “the stars”. In 2010, he represented Harlen Akins in another civil lawsuit against musician Kid Rock. The lawsuit was filed by Akins over a Waffle House brawl that occurred several years ago prior to the court proceeding. Akins claimed Kid Rock and his entourage had beaten him over words he had exchanged with girls at Kid Rock’s table. Akins was awarded $40 000 in damages to be split between Kid Rock’s entourage.

Eric J. Hertz, P.C. are a team of personal injury lawyers that represent people who have suffered serious injuries, including catastrophic injury and wrongful death. Eric J. Hertz is the founder of the firm and is a Board Certified Trial Attorney with several publications, highly valued by other attorneys throughout the State of Georgia. He has obtained several record verdicts in the State of Georgia and has tried nearly 100 jury trials as lead counsel resulting in verdicts totaling over 50 million dollars. For more information, or to seek the compensation you deserve, please visit

Disclaimer: The information provided in this article should not be substituted for the advice of a qualified and experienced lawyer. Seek professional legal advice immediately.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Eric J. Hertz, please call Eric J. Hertz at 1-404-577-8111 (Ext. 117) or email Eric J. Hertz at hertz(at)hertz-law(dot)com.

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