Against Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Our firm represented numerous women who were sexually assaulted by a Deputy Sheriff while incarcerated at the Century Regional Detention Facility, in Los Angeles. Our firm filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Los Angeles County and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, alleging multiple claims of sexual abuse under color of authority. Our litigation resulted in numerous reforms within both the male, female, and juvenile jails in Los Angeles.
Our firm represented a young woman who was sexually molested by a probation officer while she was detained at Camp Scudder, a Los Angeles County detention facility. Our federal civil rights lawsuit against the County prompted the District Attorney to file criminal charges against the probation deputy, resulting in jail time.
Against Los Angeles County Probation Department
Felony Firearm and Drug Charges
Our firm filed a companion case on behalf of three women who came forward alleging similar acts of sexual abuse by the same Deputy Sheriff guard that was involved in earlier litigation with the County of Los Angeles. Our litigation and advocacy were instrumental in getting the District Attorney to file criminal charges against the jail guard, which ultimately resulted in a prison sentence for the officer.
Settlement against County of Los Angeles in failure to protect claims stemming from jail conditions both at Los Angeles Juvenile Hall and Men’s Central Jail.
Federal civil rights lawsuit against San Bernardino County Department of Child and Family Services for failing to detect child abuse within one of its foster placements.
Our firm represented a young man who tragically died from a drug overdose while in the custody and care of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Our federal civil rights lawsuit alleged numerous failures by the Sheriff’s Department to protect and treat the overdosing inmate.